The Capacity Command Center was created to integrate and coordinate the activities of all units involved in the admission, throughput, and discharge of UKHC patients. An essential function of this position is to maintain the control center for all patient rooms, including coordinating the rooming process and all patient admissions in conjunction with medical, nursing, and clerical staff, as well as the hospital operations administrator and environmental services department. This position also includes patient registration and basic reception desk duties. Other responsibilities include coordinating autopsies and processing the release of deceased patients; hospital transfers; supporting the admitting nurse; lost and found coverage; securing proper signatures for all state and federal forms; report distribution; and the discharge or transfer of patients.