Trinity Health Clinical Liaison Full Time Mount St Joseph in Waterville, Maine

  • Must be a licensed nurse *

Responsibilities:

  • Represent the THSC communities in the hospitals.
  • Collaboration with Discharge Planning Staff at Acute Care Hospitals.
  • Collaboration with patient and or family regarding potential admission to skilled nursing facility.
  • Collaboration with physicians and other potential referral sources at acute-care hospitals, etc. Uncovers new referral sources to bring new business to the community.
  • Review of Patient medical records, and or assessment of patient for appropriate level of care.
  • Tracks admissions and non-admissions for trends, develops strategies in accordance to findings from tracking.
  • Financially assess patients as appropriate prior to acceptance of patient.
  • Obtain initial preauthorization as appropriate.
  • Work with discharge planner and physicians to evaluate patient for cost effective medication alternatives.
  • Understanding of skilled nursing regulations.
  • Understanding of admissions process to the Skilled Nursing Facilities.
  • Completes and records comprehensive and accurate pre admission assessment identifying medical, social and financial issues, and communicating them effectively to the communities.
  • Coordination of actual patient discharge.
  • Hospital Rounds on potential admissions and on patients who have been transferred from our facility to the hospital, and reports progress to facility.

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Job Number: 00118975

Location: Waterville, ME

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: TSLC - Mt.. St Joseph

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 37.5