Clinical Liaison - IRF - Full-Time - St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital

Kindred Healthcare Langhorne , PA 19049

Posted 7 days ago

The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.

St.

Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St.

Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.

Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and

stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:

Stroke

Trauma

Neurological conditions including:

Parkinson's Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Guillian-Barre Syndrome

Polyneuropathy

Brain Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Orthopedic Injury

Amputation

Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease

Job Summary:

This position acts as a liaison between internal and external referral sources, and internal operations. The Clinical Liaison is responsible for establishing relationships with physicians, payers, and other referral sources. The Clinical Liaison will ensure appropriate patient placement through clinical assessments and screening in conjunction with the Hospital's Medical Director.

Responsibilities:

Assist and coordinate in-take and pre-admission screening process.

Perform on-site (typically in referring facility) clinical evaluation to assist the Medical Director in determining appropriateness of patient for admission.

Communicates to patients and families rehabilitation and facility options. Communicates to patients determined appropriate for admission the patient's expectations and requirements for participation. Offers and conducts Unit tours for families as necessary.

Secures information relating to patients resources and benefits.

Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development, and the aging process for the planning and delivery of age-appropriate care.

Functions as initial contact for external case management and discharge planner personnel with payors and hospital facilities.

Coordinates negotiation of payment for patient stay.

Completes face-to-face, in-service educational contacts with physicians, case managers, and other professionals.

Informs and educates physicians, case managers, and insurance companies about Unit and Acute Rehabilitation services.

Performs market analysis, market research and development, and implementation of marketing and business plans for the Hospital.

Assists in developing the annual market plan for the Hospital.

Continuously monitors the effectiveness of new and existing marketing plans.

Other duties as assigned.

Professional licensure required.

College degree required.

Valid driver's license.

Clinical experience required with demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and marketing.

Minimum of 2 years experience in acute care or rehab.

Requires a professional level of knowledge in physician relations and interfacing with insurance companies.

Extensive knowledge of local provider and medical communities.

Ability to be available for occasional evenings for marketing events, weekend coverage, and routine day travel.



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