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Rehab Liaison

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1216200
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

    Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

    This department supports the administrative functions including, but not limited to, registration, scheduling, insurance verification, and charging for the outpatient clinical rehabilitation departments at Graham Medical Center (PT, OT, Speech and Day Rehab). Staff include office assistants, a supervisor and manager.


    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

  • Associate'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

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing/Healthcare related
  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing/Healthcare related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Occupational Therapist (OT) License
  • Physical Therapy (PT) License
  • Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Speech Language Pathology License
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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, 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