Marketing Rehab Liaison - Hospital Environment

Employer
HealthSouth of Northern Virginia
Location
Aldie, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for business-savvy licensed practitioners to join our award-wining team. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia believes our rehabilitation nurse is essential in the continuum of care for individuals with disabilities or chronic illness. HSNOVA Rehab Liaisons promote a high degree of professionalism and willingness in understanding how the liaison's role contributes to HSNOVA's business acumen. The rehabilitation admissions liaison nurse performs activities and duties related to preadmission assessment screening and patient admission services along the rehabilitation continuum of care. Scope: rehabilitation admissions liaison The goals of the rehabilitation admission liaison are to identify patients meeting specific criteria and who will benefit from program services and to facilitate effective care transitions to our rehabilitation setting. Our process involves the following: . Early identification of candidates/potential patients. . Education of patient(s), family members, referral sources, and external payers regarding the effective and efficient utilization of program services and available resources. . Screening of patients through on site and/or telephonic assessment and record review in collaboration with physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, case managers and other interdisciplinary team members involved in the patient's care. Family members or significant others may also be interviewed to obtain accurate information as to pre-morbid functional status, personal interests, cultural considerations, and discharge plans affecting the rehabilitation admission. . Determination of medical stability, readiness for program participation, and ensuring that services recommended are appropriate, reasonable and necessary. This is done in collaboration with the attending physician, HSNOVA's Medical Director, Associate Medical Director or other licensed treating physician specialized experience and experience in rehabilitation. . Facilitation of benefit eligibility and precertification by payers prior to the rehabilitation admission. . Coordination of a smooth transition from the referring facility or site to HSNOVA. . Recommendation of appropriate level of care and services for patients who are denied admission and providing guidance for patients who may benefit from rehabilitation admission in the future. Roles of the rehabilitation admissions liaison The roles of the rehabilitation admissions liaison include, but are not limited to: Practitioner . Performs on-site and/or record review, including telephone preadmission screening and clinical assessment . Completes all required preadmission screening documentation to determine that services are appropriate, reasonable and necessary . Provides recommendations for appropriate level of care Educator . Educates patients, family members or significant others, referral sources, interdisciplinary team members, external payers, and external case managers about rehabilitation program benefits and services and post-acute care services Advocate . Serves as the liaison case manager with the internal and external case managers to provide an appropriate and cost-effective plan for each client . Demonstrates effective communication between internal and external customers at all times . Maintains high ethical standards Consultant . Serves as a rehabilitation consultant, with attention to the patient's rehabilitation potential, therapy and functional progress, discharge plan and feasibility, special equipment needs, rehabilitation services across the continuum of care, and care transitions . Assists in facilitation benefit eligibility and precertification, including providing a plan of care and participating in external payer negotiations Outreach Coordinator . Maintains a thorough knowledge of rehabilitation settings, post-acute care services, acuity trends and outcomes . Develops relationships with referral sources . Assumes accountability for outreach activities, including data management and outcomes analysis . Develops rapport with clients and their family members or significant others . Conducts other duties including exhibiting and providing tours Facilitator . Provides information necessary to facilitate referrals and subsequent admissions Negotiator/Sales Team Member . Provides referral sources with cost-effective plans for rehabilitation . Provides outcome data . Negotiates approval for a client's stay . Follows the situational matrix in daily and weekly referral contacts as part of the Healthsouth sales/marketing team Collaborator . Serves as a contact person for the rehabilitation team, HSNOVA's admissions team, clients, and external sources to enhance outcomes Promoter . Promotes effective public relations with clients and families, healthcare providers, and HSNOVA's community . Exhibits professional behavior as a HSNOVA representative Company Description: Welcome to Our Hospital HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives. Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, private practice physicians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Designed with our patients care in mind, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia offers 60 private rooms with amenities like televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities. In addition to caring for general rehabilitation diagnoses such as orthopedics, cardiac, and neurological conditions such as Parkinson disease and ALS, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia has specialized inpatient programs for stroke, hip fractures, brain injuries and amputations. This 47,500-square-foot hospital serves patients throughout Northern Virginia and is located at 24430 Millstream Drive, Aldie, Virginia 20105. Click here for a map and contact information on our location. - See more at: -hospital