Clinical Liaison - Sanctuary at Holy Cross Maryland

Burtonville, Maryland
May 17, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:Trinity Health Senior Communities (THSC) is seeking a Registered Nurse Clinical Liaison for our long-term care communities located in Burtonsville, Maryland. THSC operates over 40 communities in multiple states with annual revenues of 370M. By following the Sanctuary Model™ for senior care, we honor the sacredness of every resident and the holiness of our work through uncompromising standards and services. We encourage fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their families with dignity and respect.

THSC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement.Job Description Details:

The Clinical Liaison will represent the THSC communities at the hospitals to facilitate seamless transfers of the patients from the hospitals to THSC skilled nursing facilities.  This role is crucial for the development of census in the THSC communities.

General responsibilities will include:

  • Representing the THSC communities in the hospitals.
  • Understanding of admissions process to the skilled nursing facilities
  • Collaboration with discharge planning staff at acute care hospitals.
  • Collaboration with patient and or family regarding potential admission to skilled nursing facility.
  • Review of patient medical records, and/or assessment of patient for appropriate level of care.
  • Understanding of skilled nursing regulations.
  • Completes and records comprehensive and accurate pre-admission assessment identifying medical, social and financial issues, and communicating them effectively to the communities.
  • Coordination of actual discharge.
  • Hospital rounds on potential admissions and on patients who have been transferred from our facility to the hospital, and reports progress to facility

Candidates will have:

  • Experience as a liaison, LTC nurse or case manager Previous experience in healthcare required, long-term care and/or home health industry preferred.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN in this state.
  • Must be comfortable speaking/negotiating with discharge planners and insurance case managers.
  • Understanding of various insurance methodologies, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Managed Care insurance
  • Strong understanding and application of the quality process and tools
  • Candidates should have excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate with multiple levels in the organization.
  • Candidates should also possess the ability to work as part of a team, coach and train staff, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must demonstrate analytical ability and possess a comprehensive knowledge of basic data analysis and communication tools including, Excel, Access and Word.
  • Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.
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