Patient Advocate / Swing Bed Coordinator (full-time) Monday – Friday 8:00am-3:30pm: Job Description Summary: To oversee the swing bed program relative to social needs and recreational programs and to review all requests for transfer to swing bed. To provide activity program for swing beds; to be an
advocate/navigator for hospital patients, assisting with discharge and follow-up, addressing individual needs of patients and family and assisting with support and help, perfom1s screens to determine social determinant of health.
Computer and Electronic Health Records and High School diploma
Experience: licensed as a recreational specialist or completion of a state approved activity training course, hospital experience preferably in a Critical Access I hospital
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have verbal skills to present information and ideas, capable of dealing with people and working closely with patients; workable knowledge of safety procedures; must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language; must have patience and enthusiasm as well as the willingness and ability to handle difficult situations with good judgment; must be able to work as a team member; must have ability to multi-task easily and manage time, must be willing to learn.
For more information, email Arlene at firstname.lastname@example.org