Nurse Liaison-Rehabilitation-Full Time/Day

Universal Health Services Palmdale , CA 93551

Posted 6 months ago

Palmdale Regional Medical Center serves the region by providing high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities. With the recent addition of the Rehabilitation Institute, the hospital features 184 licensed acute care beds as well as inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack) and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department.

The Center for Wound Care provides treatment for people with chronic non-healing wounds. This comprehensive wound-healing service includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Palmdale Regional Medical Center is active in the community and regularly participates with the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, Chambers of Commerce and other civic and governmental groups. Palmdale Regional Medical Center believes in "Community Service Excellence" and supports nonprofit agencies such as the American Cancer Society, United Way, the Antelope Valley Boys and Girls Club and performing arts organizations.

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Essential Job Duties:

Rehabilitation (Rehab) Liaison also known as Intake Coordinator, Rehab Intake Liaison, Rehab coordinator, Clinical Liaison, Clinical Lab Liaison

The Rehabilitation Liaison is responsible for identifying patients who meet program criteria and will benefit from program services and facilitates effective care transitions to the rehabilitation setting. The liaison travels extensively within the service area to collaborate with referring organizations and to identify potential patients as early as possible so that timely care can be facilitated.

Educates patients, family members, referral sources, and external payors regarding the effective and efficient utilization of program services and available resources. Screens clients through onsite and/or telephonic assessments and record review in collaboration with physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, case managers and other team members involved in the patient's care. Determines medical stability, readiness for program participation, and ensures that services recommended are appropriate, reasonable and necessary.

This is done in collaboration with the physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. Facilitates benefit eligibility and precertification by payors prior to the rehabilitation admission. Coordinates a smooth transition from the referring facility or site to the rehabilitation setting. Recommends appropriate level of care and services for clients who are denied admission and provides guidance for patients who may benefit from rehabilitation admission in the future.

Job Requirements

This opportunity offers the following:

Work Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience; experience in the rehabilitation of chronically or catastrophically ill or injured individuals.

Education:

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing (BSN preferred).

Licensure / Certifications:

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California. Current BLS for healthcare providers.

Current ACLS. CRRN preferred. If not certified, at time of employment, certification must be obtained within completion of 2 years as a rehab RN.

This position offers:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

  • UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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