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RN Clinical Liaison - Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation HospitalCoralville, Iowa

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Job # 394368 Date posted 10/01/2020

Description

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


Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed inpatient
acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness. The 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital is a joint venture partnership between MercyOne and Kindred Healthcare in Coralville, IA.

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 Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital 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 inpatient rehabilitation hospital.  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 Director of Business Development, 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, Director of Business Development, 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 driver’s license and own reliable transportation required.
  • RN 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.
  • Knowledge of acute hospitals and post-acute settings preferred.
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!
To apply, please visit

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