Clinical Nurse Liaison

Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
Requisition ID
2022-24230
Position Category
Marketing
Position Type
Full-Time (30+ hours/week)

Overview

Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

 

Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

 

Now Hiring - Clinical Nurse Liaison - [Overland Park]

 

Hours: Monday - Friday     0830 to 5pm

 

The Clinical Nurse Liaison will be responsible for facilitating patient admissions to Hospice via marketing and education activities with contracted and potentially contracted hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, respite centers, physician, and other community resources. This person will act as the point of contract for Hospital discharges and facilitate the admissions process for all patients.

 

Some of the specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Provides hospice programs to hospital and skilled nursing facility staff, physicians, community groups and others as directed.
  2. Works with National Director of Business Development to develop, establish, and maintain clinical services to contracted and potentially contracted hospitals, nursing facilities, area physicians, other agencies, and alternative care programs with potential linkage for Hospice Care
  3. Conduct all pre-discharge meetings, interviews, and meet and greets within designated accounts and assigned territories to convince families to choose Ascend.
  4. Attend care plan meetings with hospital personnel on behalf of the agency to assure that the patients hospice needs are clearly identified and understood prior to discharge.
  5. Gather required medical documentation, determine patient eligibility/need for Hospice with conjunction of Clinical Director and coordinate care plan development after referral has been received.
  6. Serve as a liaison with health care professionals (i.e. physicians, discharge planners, social workers, health care coordinators, etc.) and agency employees to coordinate safe transitions from medical facilities to the home setting/facility setting.
  7. Inform hospital or other facilities personnel of case acceptance and document patient intake information (to include demographic, clinical, and payer information.)
  8. Provide management with weekly and/or monthly updates on referrals and statuses utilizing various methods of reporting and analyzing data; make changes in plans as necessary.
  9. HCRM compliance and utilization daily/weekly.
  10. Assists with the development of annual goals and objectives.

Qualifications

Education:

Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's preferred

 

Professional Experience:

  • Must hold a current RN or LPN license
  • Experience in marketing, preferably hospice or other healthcare environment
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to create own leads.
  • Able to maintain an organized approach to territory management and work with limited supervision.
  • Able to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team

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