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Rehab Liaison - Part Time

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 30 Hours per Week -
  • Days -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1206263
    Employment Status: Part-Time
    More Information:

    Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
     

    The inpatient Rehabilitation Unit consists of interdisciplinary, skilled professionals providing a team approach to the care of patients with rehabilitation needs. Patient care is overseen by a team of neurologists specializing in the treatment of neurological disorders. Expert care in stroke care/management is provided; ensuring all patients receive at least 15 hours of therapy per week. Staff work to assist patients with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses in restoring, maintaining and promoting maximal health, to achieve the highest level of function possible.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    This position acts as the liaison for all applicable clinical disciplines: acute nursing unit, case manager, rehab physician, rehab therapists, rehab nurses, and social worker and ensures that the clinical and insurance management of the patient’s case has been completed prior to admission. This position also acts in the direct patient care role as the rehab educator/navigator for the patient from preadmission through to discharge from Inpatient rehab.


    Responsibilities

  • Works with nursing units to facilitate admissions to the Rehab Unit.
  • Markets Rehab Unit to physicians and other nursing staff.
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with all state, federal, Rehab regulations, including IRF-PAI and FIM.
  • Coordinates and documents all patient admissions as per Inpatient Rehab regulations set by Medicare Area Contractor (MAC)/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS).
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing/Healthcare related

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN OR PT OR OT OR SLP

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing/Healthcare related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer