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Rehab Nurse Liaison

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information 40 Hours per Week - #BJCcareers - Flexible Schedule - No Weekends - Benefits Eligible - Job ID: 1216853 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women's and infants' services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital. In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area. Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organizations. Overview Role Purpose This position acts as the liaison for all applicable clinical disciplines: acute nursing unit, case manager, rehab physician, rehab therapists, rehab nurses, and social worker and ensures that the clinical and insurance management of the patient's case has been completed prior to admission. This position also acts in the direct patient care role as the rehab educator/navigator for the patient from preadmission through to discharge from Inpatient rehab. Responsibilities Works with nursing units to facilitate admissions to the Rehab Unit. Markets Rehab Unit to physicians and other nursing staff. Accountable for ensuring compliance with all state, federal, Rehab regulations, including IRF-PAI and FIM. Coordinates and documents all patient admissions as per Inpatient Rehab regulations set by Medicare Area Contractor (MAC)/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS). BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job. Minimum Requirements Degree Associate's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related Experience 2-5 years Supervisor Experience No Experience Licenses & Certifications RN OR PT OR OT OR SLP Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Degree Bachelor's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related Master's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related Experience 5-10 years Licenses & Certifications Registered Nurse (RN) License Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Clinical - Direct Skills Rehabilitation - Long Term Care (LTC) - Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Rehab Nurse Liaison, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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