Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Kindred Healthcare, is the only freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster County. Conveniently located off of US Route 30, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital features 59 private rooms with private bathrooms. Our highly skilled team of nurses and therapists work together to provide a personalized intensive rehabilitation treatment care plan to optimize patient quality outcomes and restore independence.
The Clinical Liaison acts as a liaison between internal and external referral sources, and internal operations. The Clinical Liaison is responsible for establishing relationships with physicians, payers, and other referral sources. The Clinical Liaison will ensure appropriate patient placement through clinical assessments and screening in conjunction with the Hospital's Medical Director.
Assist and coordinate in-take and pre-admission screening process.
Perform on-site (typically in referring facility) clinical evaluation to assist the Medical Director in determining appropriateness of patient for admission.
Communicates to patients and families rehabilitation and facility options. Communicates to patients determined appropriate for admission the patient's expectations and requirements for participation. Offers and conducts Unit tours for families as necessary.
Secures information relating to patients resources and benefits.
Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development, and the aging process for the planning and delivery of age-appropriate care.
Functions as initial contact for external case management and discharge planner personnel with payors and hospital facilities.
Coordinates negotiation of payment for patient stay.
Completes face-to-face, in-service educational contacts with physicians, case managers, and other professionals.
Informs and educates physicians, case managers, and insurance companies about Unit and Acute Rehabilitation services.
Performs market analysis, market research and development, and implementation of marketing and business plans for the Hospital.
Assists in developing the annual market plan for the Hospital.
Continuously monitors the effectiveness of new and existing marketing plans.
Other duties as assigned.
College degree and license in healthcare-related field (RN) preferred.
Clinical experience required with demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and marketing.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in acute care or rehab.
Requires a professional level of knowledge in physician relations and interfacing with insurance companies.
Extensive knowledge of local provider and medical communities.
Ability to be available for occasional evenings for marketing events, weekend coverage, and routine day travel.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Ability to deal tactfully with, patients, hospital staff and the general public.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must maintain valid Pennsylvania driver's license.