The Swing Bed Coordinator facilitates an assigned group of patients through the health system with the primary focus of efficient, effective, and compassionate in patient care to a safe transition to a lower level of care.
There are three major elements to the coordination role of Swing Bed Coordinator:
Specific Daily Tasks:
Education: A Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Experience/Knowledge of Windows-based programs; Word, Excel.
Experience/Knowledge of Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Must be able to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Must be very detail oriented.
Must possess good organizational, written, professional oral communication and investigative skills.
Strong clinical skills and problem solving skills
Aptitude for teamwork and propensity for leading a team
Self-starter and have significant decision making capabilities
Experience/Knowledge of Post-Acute Care resources and Swing Bed utilization requirements are required.
Good technology skills are required.
Experience/Knowledge of Critical Access and PPS facility payment systems preferred, but not required.
Must be able to travel if needed