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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Liaison

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Waco
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Liaison for a nursing job in Waco, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinical Liaison
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    JOB SUMMARYThe Clinical Liaison Registered Nurse (RN) initiates and develops relationships with current and potential referral sources and evaluates patients for post-acute care services. The nurse liaison performs pre-admission assessments to resolve patient candidacy for admission to the inpatient rehabilitation center. The nurse liaison works to ensure compliance with Medicare guidelines and proper documentation both on pre-admission and throughout the patient's rehab stay.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
    • Completes preadmission assessments timely, thoroughly, and with sufficient detail to justify a rehab admission.
    • Coordinates admission process with referral source, patient/family and rehab team through effective communication and documentation.
    • Educates potential patients and families, as well as referral sources on inpatient rehabilitation and the benefits of the program.
    • Develops and maintains positive business relationships with key referral sources.
    • Develops and implements strategies to grow market stake in the core business line in the assigned hospital.
    • Promotes BSW Rehab Center services and programs to the external community and is available to assist with health fairs, educational programs as needed.
    • Works closely with the Director of Business Development to promote rehab services by participating in educational programs, meet and greets, and other interdisciplinary meetings in hospitals or other levels of care.
    • Ensures compliance with Medicare guidelines and proper IRF documentation both on pre-admission and throughout the patient's rehab stay.
    • Manages the flow of the IRF-PAI (Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument).
    • Provides exceptional customer service by ensuring patient referrals are managed and completed in a timely manner.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
      • Knowledge of care management and resource utilization management.
      • Knowledge of current Medicare PPS guidelines and regulations related to inpatient rehab compliance and IRF-PAI management.
      • Knowledge and expertise of nursing and patient care standards and procedures.
      • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
      • Knowledge of medical terminology; methods and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions.
      • Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights.
      • Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing.
      • Skills related to promoting and marketing a service line.
      • Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external referral sources and external partners and organizations.
      • Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
      • General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.BENEFITSOur competitive benefits package includes the following
        • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
        • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - Associate's- MAJOR - Nursing- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - - - - - - - -Registered Nurse (RN)Recruiter: Jessica BartonBaylor Scott and White Job ID #23016445. Posted job title: RN Clinical Liaison Inpatient RehabAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthAs the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans.Benefits
          • Holiday Pay
          • Continuing Education
          • 401k retirement plan
          • Wellness and fitness programs
          • Employee assistance programs
          • Medical benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Benefits start day 1
          • Life insurance
          • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Waco , Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Liaison, Healthcare , Waco, Texas

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