Encompass Health Careers
Admissions Nurse Liaison - Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health
Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed adult acute rehab hospital in Worcester, MA. We are Joint Commission Accredited and Gold Seal Certified as a Stroke and Brain Injury Center of Excellence.
Our teams are challenged with a wide variety of clinical cases spanning many neurologic and orthopedic disease specific categories as well as multi-trauma related injuries. Our partnership with Encompass Health and UMass Medical provides a focus on strong rehabilitative care and the patient base only a recognized trauma center and teaching hospital can provide.
Our 110-bed acute rehabilitation hospital offers the following inpatient specialty programs:
- Amputee Rehabilitation Program
- Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Program
- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
- Burns Rehabilitation Program
- Multiple Trauma Rehabilitation Program
- Neurorehabilitation Program
- Orthopedics Rehabilitation Program
- Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program
- Stroke Rehabilitation Program
The Admissions Liaison assumes the responsibility for the coordination of an effective, efficient admission process for all patients by receiving referrals, gathering and verifying pertinent information, and completing necessary procedures to schedule and admit inpatients and/or outpatients. This position is a key pull thru person for referrals and complies and inputs statistical information into appropriate hospital systems.
Strong clinical skills are required for this non-treating position. Familiarity with admissions procedures, insurance payer requirements, authorizations, negotiating denied claims and timely submittals of all required insurance verification documents required. Additional experience with managing patient bed availability accounting for diagnosis and precautions as needed.
The Admissions Liaison provides a final screening of all information to ensure a patient will be appropriate for the level of rehabilitative services we provide and that the hospital will receive appropriate reimbursement.
The Admissions Liaison is a valuable member of the marketing team and demonstrates the clinical experience and leadership qualities to assist all members of the marketing team in referral intake process.
The Admissions Liaison is responsible for census and market development as defined through targeted goals as set forth in the hospital’s business plan.
What types of patients do we care for? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital. Typically our staff can expect to spend an average of 1-3 weeks with patients recovering from a recent and often significant medical event. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home after receiving combined medical and therapy services 7 days a week.
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more all effective day one of employment.
Keywords: Admissions, LPN, RN, Registered Nurse, BSN, Acute Care, Clinical Liaison, Admissions Liaison, Admissions Nurse
License or Certification:
- Current LPN or RN licensures appropriate to state regulations.
- CPR certification (ACLS preferred)
- CRRN certification supported
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Two years of experience in an inpatient hospital setting preferred, other clinical settings considered.
Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1910153