Clinical Liaison Home Health
Company: Peace Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Job Description Description PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical
Liaison Home Health for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position. Hourly
compensation starts at $42.70, more depending on experience. Must
be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose
series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final
dose prior to start date. JOB SUMMARY This position serves as the
liaison between health care providers to ensure continuity of care
for patients transitioning from the hospital to PeaceHealth Home
Health. The RN Home Health Clinical Liaison serves in a consultant
role, acting as an advocate for home health care. The Liaison
provides education and support and is responsible for establishing,
growing and maintaining relationships with the hospital, in
accordance with PeaceHealth policies and procedures. Communicates
with existing referral sources and identifying new opportunities at
PeaceHealth hospitals. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Maintains and builds
existing referral base relationships by serving as a resource for
education. This includes providing in-services to hospital staff,
inpatient and outpatient rehab, physicians, and patients and
families regarding Home Health services utilizing available
education resources. * Evaluates referrals received for home health
and discuss the care plan with physicians, nurses, case management,
patient and family. This includes interfacing with hospital and
other RN Care Managers to coordinate care and discharges for
complex patients. Assists with discharge planning activities by
identifying patient's physical, psychosocial and cultural needs.
Provides resources appropriate to patient's clinical needs. *
Performs effective communication by documenting coordination
interventions during hospitalization in accordance with standards.
* Provides information to patients and family members, on home
health services. Visits the patient onsite, reviews the physician
order, assesses the patient's clinical needs and gather clinical
information. * Participates when appropriate in care conferences,
huddles and weekly meetings regarding new home health referrals.
Participates and understands goals of the hospital metrics in order
to meet expectations. * Assists in facilitation of Infusion
referrals and other complex Home Health referrals when appropriate.
* Accepts referrals from hospital staff after they have provided
patient choice and service needed. Coordinate with Home Health
Intake and schedulers to promote seamless transitions of care.
Supports the growth initiatives of PeaceHealth Home and Community.
* Performs general duties to include maintaining a working
knowledge of infection control, risk management and emergency
preparedness plans. Actively participates in performance
improvement initiatives. Maintains and updates knowledge of, and is
responsive to, the laws and regulations which affect his/her
practice. * Provides accurate tracking on a weekly basis to reflect
referral volume timeliness of care for each patient. * Perform
other related duties as may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION:
* Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. * BSN
preferred. EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED: REQUIRED: * Minimum of 3
years of related nursing experience. PREFERRED: * Home Health care
experience preferred. * Previous care management, discharge
planning or hospice care placement experience preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: * Current RN licensure in state of practice
required. * Must have a valid driver's license and current
automobile insurance. OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: REQUIRED: * Excellent
oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. * Excellent
analysis/problem solving and critical thinking abilities. *
Excellent computer skills with technical knowledge of computer
applications. * Excellent leadership, facilitation and teaching
skills. * Current knowledge of patient care practices within home
health. * Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams (providers,
nursing and all other staff). Physical / Cognitive Requirements: *
Ability to go to customers in various locations, up to 65% of the
time * Ability to lift objects weighing 10lbs. or less. * exposure
to blood and body fluids * Ability to pay close attention to
detail. This position is represented by a collective bargaining
agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting. See
how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity
and Cultural Humility. For full consideration of your skills and
abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with
applicable local, state, or federal laws.
Keywords: Peace Health, Vancouver , Clinical Liaison Home Health, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington
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