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Clinical Liaison - UW Health Rehab Hospital Madison, Wisconsin

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Job ID 372364 Date posted 10/04/2019 Facility CHC Payroll - Madison Rehab Hospital

Description

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

 

UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our rehabilitation hospital opened in September 2015 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health and Kindred Healthcare 

 

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 UW Health 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 acute 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.
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  • Interacts clearly and professionally with patients and families, while gathering additional clinical information and past history.
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  • Conducts thorough patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into the system.
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  • Completes detailed Pre-Admission Screens, according to facility policies and procedures, UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital policies and procedures, and payer requirements.
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  • Targets area research including analysis of like programs and alternative levels of care.
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  • Provides patient updates to physicians, payers, case managers, social workers and other relevant persons.
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  • Develops educational and community relations plans in consultation with the Director of Business Development, Medical Director, and Nurse Manager.
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  • Maintains effective communication with patients, families, healthcare providers, employers, clients and team members.
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  • Participates in team meetings along with Medical Director, Director of Business Development, Nurse Manager, Therapy Coordinator, and others, as applicable.
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  • 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.
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  • Participates in Clinical Program Development as identified through market demand.
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  • Educates specific specialized physicians on quality, programs, accreditations, and regulations on inpatient acute rehabilitation.
 


Qualifications

Qualifications

License and Education:

  • Valid state driver’s license and own reliable transportation required.
  • Clinical Licensure.
  • 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.









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