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Clinical Liaison

Company: At Home Health Care
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Clinical Liaison will be responsible for meeting and/or exceeding admission goals as set by sales leadership.Responsibilities Responsible for direct marketing and sales in assigned territory. Develops physician and facility specific protocols. Engages with patients, family, and caregivers as well as the inpatient care team during hospitalization to obtain appropriate information needed for smooth transition. Conducts onsite hospital assessment and medication reconciliation to help reduce re- hospitalization and collaborate with care team to reduce hospitalization. Completes clinical comment intake notes to support admitting home health clinicians. Schedules patients follow up appointment with primary care physician within 3 days of post-discharge. Conducts follow up phone call within 48 hours of facility discharge. Participates in care coordination with agency staff, contractors, patients, and referral partners. Completes workflow tasks and other assignments to the Clinical Liaison in the Agency's electronic medical record. Receives and enters orders from all relevant physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and/or Physician Assistants involved into the plan of care and ensures the orders are approved by the responsible physician. Ensures effective communication with all physicians involved in a patient's plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate). Assists in the entry of patient referrals, as needed. Follows up on pending referrals to ensure timely patient admission in collaboration with the Intake Coordinator. Prepares for and participates in case conference in collaboration with other healthcare team members. Performs in-home visits, as assigned. Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency and licensing board. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes. Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.Physical, Mental, Miscellaneous Demands Prolonged sitting required, with the ability to operate office equipment which may include heavy lifting, bending, and standing. Requires the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and courteous manner at all times. If required to make patient visits, prolonged standing and walking required, with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and Agency needs. Must have and maintain valid Driver's License, and proof of current valid auto liability insurance. Travel to various geographic locations required. Some overnight stays required. Requires current CPR certificate, and the ability to maintain a current CPR certificate. Requires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects. Work deals mostly with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, records, reports, visual inspection involving small details. Although important, depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observer. Requires ability to grasp, pull, push, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination. Requires ability to communicate clearly and make self-understood effectively in face-to-face interactions; articulate with accuracy to communicate using phone. Requires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions correctly, answer phones, communicate professionally with people in situations with some background noise. Requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with frequent interruption; ability to focus attention on tasks for 10-20 minutes at a time on a continuous basis, 20-60 minutes on occasion. Requires ability to understand and relate to specific ideas one at a time and to the concepts behind specific ideas; ability to remember verbal and written tasks/assignments from a few hours to several day periods. Position requires sitting approximately 60% of time standing/stooping/bending/ climbing approximately 20% of time; and walking approximately 20% of time. Excellent computer software skills necessary to produce accurate documents and materials required. Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel or similar software required. Proficient knowledge preferred. Requires ability to work effectively under minimal supervision; exercise excellent, sound professional judgment and maintain confidentiality.QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing. May be required to complete HHS' Computer Based Training for appropriate category(ies) of license.Licensure: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in state of residence and/or in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), current Driver's License.Experience: Minimum one year experience as a RN, LVN, or LPN. One year experience in home health care preferred. Management experience preferred.Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with referral partners, patients, and all segments of the staff. Demonstrates proven decision-making skills. Goal driven, relationship builder, motivation, and territory management. Proof of current CPR if visits will be performed. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all segments of the staff, the lay and professional public, the Governing Body, and the Medical Director.Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto liability insurance.Environmental and Working Conditions: Performs duties in an office environment during Agency operating hours. Will be required to make patient visits, may work in patients' homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; the ability to work a flexible schedule; the ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.We offer the following competitive benefits to support you, your family, and your furry family members too! Newly improved mileage reimbursement Newly improved benefits packages Pet Insurance Coverage Paid Time Off Paid Holidays...plus 2 bonus floating holidays! Family Medical Leave Tuition Reimbursement 401k Plan with a Company Match Legal Aid Identify Theft Plan Perks and Discounts

Keywords: At Home Health Care, Plano , Clinical Liaison, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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