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Lawrence General Hospital Behavioral Health Placement Coordinator in Lawrence, Massachusetts

As the Behavioral Health Placement Coordinator, you will seek a mission driven and compassionate individual dedicated to providing superior care to make a difference in the lives of clients we serve. As a Bed Finder, your primary responsibilities are to accept patients and process them until discharge. You work with admissions and assign a bed or room that helps with the flow of the clinic and optimizes patient care. You address the needs of patients who transfer from other locations as well as newly admitted patients. You assess the availability and accessibility of rooms in the hospital and make sure the quality of care is at the highest standard. As the Bed Finder, you are also in charge of the schedule duties, so having the skills to see the big picture and act quickly are essential.


  • Make referrals to inpatient Behavioral Health facilities and outpatient programs as directed by Behavioral Health Clinicians and/or Behavioral Health leadership.

  • Follow-up on pending referrals and respond to requests for additional clinical information.

  • Work with CMED to secure transportation for patients transferring to a Behavioral Health facility, and coordinate timing of transportation with receiving facility.

  • Utilize other transportation supports to facilitate discharge home as needed.

  • Maintain list of Behavioral Health patients holding at LGH and status, communicating this during daily bed huddles

  • Document all patient encounters in Meditech.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Associates in human service or related field

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience in Electronic Medical Records

  • Experience in Health Care