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Clinical Liaison

Company Name:
Hospice Compassus
The Hospice Clinical Liaison is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Hospice Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. The Hospice Clinical Liaison, under the direction of the Executive Director, is 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.
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
Represent s Hospice Compassus and its services in a competent, professional manner consistent with the organization's service and teamwork culture
Admits patients to hospice services.
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
Assesses patient's eligibility and admits to service, as appropriate
Initiates initial plan of care with authorization of the attending physician and hospice medical director
Ensures all patient's initial needs are met, i.e., pain/symptom management, DME, medications, supplies, services
Completes admission process according to agency/corporate policy.
Collaborates with IDT members regarding initial plan of care, patient's condition and other essential information
Ensures all forms are completed, dated, and signed, and turns in to the Admission Coordinator
Establishes and maintains significant professional relationships.
Facilitates the admission process to and from hospital and long-term care based referral sources
Works closely with community, hospital, and facility education representatives to meet growth and development targets and maintain market acceptance and allegiance
Oversees GIP patient admission process.
Provides education to hospitals and facilities on the purpose, process, and goal of general inpatient care
Works closely with facilities and hospitals to identifying, transition, and admit patients appropriate for general inpatient services
Performs other duties as assigned.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of employment and two to three years' nursing experience required. Bachelors degree and experience in healthcare marketing preferred. Hospital and/or long-term care clinical experience highly preferred.
Date: 2014-05-09
Country: US
State: SC
City: Duncan
Postal Code: 29334
Job Type: 40 hours

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