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Clinical Liaison - RN

Job Summary
The Clinical Liaison is responsible to coordinate all offered services for patients in a facility setting. This may include completing part or all of the admission process for patients. Partners with the admission and marketing team in developing and maintain referral source relationships, for assigned facilities.
Qualifications
Must have a current state license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN). Current CPR certification and additional certification in nursing specialty desired.
Demonstrated knowledge of community resources.
Minimum two years experience in providing community nursing, home health care or hospice services.
Prefer two years experience in marketing and community outreach.
Demonstrated knowledge of payer sources and case management review.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be able to travel 90% of work day and able to work nights and weekends when needed.
Ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team and health care providers.
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients and referral sources.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to communicate orally and through written reports and other documents relating to resident, staff and others. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers, clients, customers, and the public.
Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical journals and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Collects patient information during the referral process.
Accepts patients on behalf of the facility after clinical and financial review.
Communicates with and educates referral sources regarding service via written and telephone contact
Works with hospital discharge planners to facilitate a smooth discharge process.
Provides assistance to hospital and assisted living discharge planners to coordinate discharge including contacting families, setting up transportation, assisting with discharge instructions, etc.
Facilitates nurse to nurse communication between the facility nursing staff and hospital/assisted living nursing staff to assure continuity of care.
Provide support and review the Emergency Department admissions as they present in the Emergency Department.
Meets with hospital on a monthly basis to provide a review of the number of cases sent to the facility, discuss the process and modify any necessary areas
Review reasons for readmissions with the hospital on a monthly basis
Provides training and education to community groups as needed.
Serves as a liaison between referral sources, patients and families.
Prepares reports for the leadership team as requested.
Admit patients to the facility service completing accurate documentation, consents, and assessments as applicable.
Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks
Applies the policies and procedures of the agency and the rules and regulations of Federal and State regulatory agencies in performing the referral and intake processes.
Participates in agency quality improvement programs.



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