Clinical Liaison - Inpatient Rehab Unit

Compensation

: $71,260.00 - $128,010.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



Description
If you love healthcare but would like
to try something new this may be the opportunity for you!


Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services in Crescent City, CA is currently seeking an enthusiastic Clinical Liaison to join our
team! Kindred Healthcare is the largest diversified provider of post-acute care
services in the United States. A Fortune magazine Most Admired Healthcare
Company for nine years, Kindred's mission is to promote healing, provide hope,
preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member,
customer, employee and shareholder we serve.

Summary

As a Clinical Liaison, you will have the ability to use your
clinical skills while working in a strategic business environment. Successful
Liaisons will educate the community about the services provided by Kindred and
will develop and maintain positive relationships with families, caregivers,
medical professionals and the communities we serve. Through the building of
long term relationships, the Liaison will facilitate the identification and
assessment of medically appropriate patients for potential admission to the
acute rehabilitation setting. In addition, the Liaison:
  • Reviews
    patient medical charts and understands pharmaceuticals, test results, therapy
    evaluations, pre-existing conditions, and has a general medical knowledge of
    the patient.
  • Interacts
    clearly and professionally with patients and families, while gathering additional
    clinical information and past history.
  • Conducts
    thorough patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into
    the system.
  • Completes
    detailed Pre-Admission Screens, according to facility policies and procedures,
    KHRS policies and procedures, and payer requirements.
  • Targets
    area research including analysis of like programs and alternative levels of
    care.
  • Provides
    patient updates to physicians, payers, case managers, social workers and other
    relevant persons.
  • Develops
    educational and community relations plans in consultation with Program
    Director, Medical Director, and Nurse Manager.
  • Maintains
    effective communication with patients, families, healthcare providers,
    employers, clients and team members.
  • Participates
    in team meetings along with Medical Director, Program Director, Nurse Manager,
    Therapy Coordinator, and others, as applicable.
  • Functions
    as a resource for and provides team members with in-service/cross-training on
    acute rehabilitation criteria, diagnostic case mix management, coding, etc., as
    applicable.
  • Participates
    in Clinical Program Development as identified through market demand.
  • Educates
    specific specialized physicians on quality, programs, accreditations, and
    regulations on inpatient acute rehabilitation.
Qualifications
License and Education:
  • Valid
    state drivers license and own reliable transportation required.
  • Clinical
    Licensure required
  • College
    degree required.

Experience:
  • A
    track record of successful experience in a health care setting, strong
    interpersonal skills, and experience working with physicians, nursing
    management, discharge planners, case managers, and social workers.
  • Clinical
    experience required.

We offer
competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes an
invaluable orientation program, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off,
and much more while working with a healthcare leader!


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