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RN Clinical Liaison - Hospice

Company: Compassus
Location: Lakeside
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

"Being a Clinical Liaison gives me the opportunity to work with some of our most acutely ill patients. It challenges me to utilize not only my nursing skills but communicative skills while maintaining empathy and compassion"-Jennifer, Clinical Liaison
As a Compassus Clinical Liaison, you are offering a gift of great support and service - the gift of comfort, peace and dignity to patients facing serious and life-limiting illnesses. Because all of our Clinical Liaisons are Registered Nurses, they can have a first-hand, deeper conversation about the care and service Compassus provides.
At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. For many of our team members, this is more than a career - it's a calling.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Clinical Liaison to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.
Position SummaryAs a Hospice Clinical Liaison, under the direction of the Hospice Area Marker Executive, you will be responsible for assisting referral sources in identifying patients with care needs that match the services provided by hospice. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.
Principal Accountabilities

  • Supports Program and corporate policies, goals, and objectives
  • Promotes a positive working relationship between Program and corporate personnel.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, educational programs and community events, as requested.
  • Promotes hospice philosophy.
  • Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to Supervisor.
  • Represents Compassus and its services in a competent, professional manner consistent with the organization's service and teamwork culture.
  • Explains hospice services and benefits to patients, family members, and significant others in a manner that facilitates an accurate and positive view of hospice services.
  • Obtains signatures on all required forms, provides copies to patient/responsible party.
  • Ensures all forms are completed, dated, and signed, and turns in to the Admission Coordinator.
  • Ensures all available medical records are turned into the Admission Coordinator
  • Establishes and maintains significant professional relationships.
  • Works closely with community, hospital, and facility education representatives to meet growth and development targets and maintain market acceptance and allegiance.
  • Facilitates the admission process to and from hospital and long-term care based referral sources.
  • Assesses referred patient's clinical needs and disease status and confers with patient's attending physician and hospice physician regarding assessment to establish eligibility.
  • Facilitates patient discharge from hospital to home by establishing initial needs and coordinating transportation, DME, medication needs, supplies and admission by home hospice nurse.
  • Oversees GIP patient admission process based on identified symptom management needs for that level of care.
  • Works closely with facilities and hospitals to identify, transition, and admit patients appropriately for general inpatient services.
  • Provides education to hospitals and facilities on the purpose, process, and goal of general inpatient care.
    Knowledge and SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or ExperienceBachelor's degree and experience in healthcare marketing preferred. Hospital and/or long-term care clinical experience highly preferred. Two to three years' experience required.Registered NurseCurrently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.

Keywords: Compassus, Mesa , RN Clinical Liaison - Hospice, Healthcare , Lakeside, Arizona

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