#51859 - Swing Bed Coordinator/RN

at Northern Light Health in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Department: Care Management

Position is located: Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus for new graduates and a $15,000 sign on bonus for RNs with 2 years or more of experience.

Current employees of any Northern Light Health Organization or those with service breaks less than a year are not eligible for a sign on bonus


The SWING Bed Coordinator is a professional nurse registered in the State of Maine who conducts and coordinates the development and completion of the Patient Assessment for SWING patients in accordance with the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility. Must demonstrate initiative, knowledge and clinical skills in caring for patients with varying needs. Must demonstrate a genuine interest in geriatric nursing with preparation and training in such areas as geriatric, rehabilitative, geropsychiatric nursing. Demonstrates preparation, training and interest in management and principles of supervision. Demonstrates emotional stability and maturity with the ability to maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel.


1. Collaborates with charge nurse to assure assessment of the needs, problems and/or concerns of the residents. 2. Evaluates the outcome of nursing care rendered. 3. Facilitates communication between staff, patient and family. 4. Maintains patient and staff confidentiality. 5. Oversees needs related to MDS assessments in electronic system. 6. Participates in department quality improvement activities. 7. Complies with mandated hospital and department education programs. 8. Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development. 9. Supports Risk Management and Infection Control programs. 10. Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the organization.

BLS Required.

Competencies and Skills

+ Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

+ Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

+ Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

+ Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.


+ Required Registered Nurse


+ Required Associate’s Degree

Working Conditions

+ Potential exposure to abusive and/or aggressive people.

+ Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.

+ Potential exposure to diseases or infections.

+ Need to drive to perform responsible duties.

+ Work beyond the regularly scheduled hours.

+ Potential exposure to hazardous materials.

+ Lifting, moving and loading 20 to 30 pounds.

+ Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.

+ Prolonged periods of sitting.

+ Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).

+ Potential exposure to noxious odors.

+ Prolonged periods of standing.

+ Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.

+ Prolonged periods of walking.

Position #51859 – Swing Bed Coordinator/RNLocation Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital | Nursing- RN | Full TimeReq ID null

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Job Posting: JC251423991

Posted On: Nov 19, 2023

Updated On: Dec 13, 2023

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