Title

Hospital Liaison  


Description
The Hospital Liaison is responsible for growing key service line areas as defined by management, developing and maintaining new and current relationships with assigned hospital(s). As a critical member of the marketing and admissions teams, the Hospital Liaison works closely with hospital discharge planners, physicians, palliative team members, social workers, case managers, management, inpatient unit and education staff to generate referrals. The Hospital Liaison also provides initial and on-going assessments of patients in facility contracted beds, and manages patients admitted to the hospital for symptom management.

 

Four ten-hour shifts, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. with occassional weekend work. Starting pay range: $47K - $60K, actual starting salary will be commensurate with experience

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

 

Assesses potential patient's condition and past medical history and obtains appropriate documentation to support hospice eligibility and ensures that the hospice certification is accurately completed.

 

Provides an overview of hospice services and secures appropriate signed consents for admission to hospice program.

 

Communicates with hospital staff to establish a coordinated plan of care that reflects the hospice philosophy and the patient's needs, for hospice patients who are admitted to hospitals or are awaiting admission to HOD.

 

Coordinates the completion of the admission process and ensures that appropriate resources are obtained for a successful transfer to home care, or to an extended care facility.

 

Provides the receiving team or facility with appropriate information to facilitate continuity of care.

 

Collaborates with the attending physician to effectively manage the hospitalized HOD patient and ensure that transfers to other care sites are expedited as soon as possible.

 

Serves as consultant to other professionals including the hospital staff by providing clinical expertise in the area of hospice care.

 

Consults and collaborates with physicians as appropriate.

 

Assists in planning and executing educational offerings for hospital staff related to the care of hospice patients.

 

Participates in Grand Rounds, Tumor Board, or other hospital staff related functions to communicate the hospice philosophy and HOD services.

 

Interfaces with facility utilization review staff to facilitate timely transfer of HOD hospitalized patients and appropriate use of facility resources.

 

Acts as liaison between hospital, physicians, nursing homes, and HOD to resolve problems, provide information, and maintain positive relationships.

 

Follows all applicable federal and state regulations, including HIPAA, compliance and employment regulations.

 

Complies with all HOD policies and procedures

 

 

Position Requirements

Registered Nurse, State of Ohio and two years relevant nursing experience; (Preferred: minimum of one year hospice nursing).

Bachelor's degree in marketing preferred with one to two years of experience and/or training.


Valid Driver's License

Automobile Insurance

CPR Certification Card

Certified Hospice and Palliative Certification preferred

 

** Good driving record required ** No more than 3 moving violations or more than one chargeable accident in the past 36 months and no major convictions within the past 7 years.

 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Shift Days  

Position RN - Hospital Care Liaison  

Post Internal Days 0  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

Req Number NUR-10-00002  

Location Dayton  

About the Organization Hospice of Dayton & Hospice of Butler/Warren Counties is a non-profit agency providing care for families in the Miami Valley for 35 years. There's More Than One Hospice. But Only One Is Good Enough for Your Family.


You will find a caring work environment wherever you work at Hospice of Dayton & Hospice of Butler/Warren Counties. It is our specially trained and caring staff that sets Hospice of Dayton & Hospice of Butler/Warren Counties apart. We offer positions on a variety of our service teams. Along with a competitive salary, Hospice of Dayton offers a full range of benefits for over 500 employees including group life, medical, dental, Short and Long Term Disability, and AD&D coverage's, tuition reimbursement and a matching 401(k) program. We also offer a generous Paid Time Off program to allow staff to live their lives to the fullest. Hospice of Dayton offers a full Orientation program to transition new staff into the Hospice of Dayton & Hospice of Butler/Warren Counties care program.





 


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