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Acute Rehab Clinical Liaison (Full Time, Days)

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Job ID: 200722
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • The Acute Rehab Clinical Liaison must be a Registered Nurse who is responsible for generating admissions to Acute Rehab, through direct contact with external referral sources, including Princeton Healthcare System. Screens referrals for level of care, and collaborates with Physicians, financial counseling, and social work to coordinate appropriate care levels.

Responsibilities:

  • Screens outside and inside referrals from physicians, case managers, social workers, family members, etc. for potential admission to the Acute Rehabilitation Unit. Evaluates referrals based on the CMS 13 (Medicare) admission criteria, including clinical condition, mental and psychosocial needs, level of care, equipment needs, potential for discharge, and financial status taking into consideration the 60/40 CMS rule. Evaluates referrals based on chart reviews, discussions with the acute rehab management team and physician, and meeting with patient/patient family. Completes all pre-admission assessments. Maintains files. Enhances relationships with existing referral sources, and develops new relationships with physician groups and the outside facilities. Presents information about Acute Rehab to interested community groups, managed care organizations, hospitals, assisted living communities, etc…

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - NJ (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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