Encompass Health Careers

Admissions Liaison (Pool)

Montgomery, Alabama

Job Description

We are looking for a high-energy, self-directed, outcome-oriented professional to facilitate the patient flow from hospitals and community settings into our rehab hospital.  The Admissions Liaison assumes the responsibility for the coordination of an effective, efficient admission process for all patients.  They are responsible for receiving referrals, gathering and verifying pertinent information, and completing necessary procedures to schedule and admit inpatients and/or outpatients. 

This position is critical to ensuring that referrals are handled appropriately.  The person who fills this position should also be able to:
·         Comply and input statistical information into appropriate hospital systems
·         Maintain referral relationships with physicians and hospitals
·         Conduct pre-admission clinical assessments to assist with the admissions process. 
·         Have excellent critical thinking skills, assertive and proactive approaches to referral development, and quick decision making are keys to success in this fast-paced career opportunity. 
Why work for us?
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.  For more information on available benefits, please click here [insert hyperlink]. 
Who are we?
We are the nation’s leading provider of rehabilitative services with over 100 acute rehabilitation hospitals in 26 states including Puerto Rico!
Depending on the hospital location you will have the opportunity to work in a 30-200 bed acute rehabilitation hospital where we provide quality treatment through a large group of healthcare professionals such as: OT, PT, SLP, neuropsychologists, RN, LPN, CNA, Pharmacists and medical staff all dedicated to returning our patients to the highest level of functioning possible.
With an average of 80% of our patients returning home, we are proud of the work we do. Learn more about being a part of this successful team.
Job Code: 100364

License or Certification:
- License clinician preferred
Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience:
- Minimum 1 year experience with hospital admissions procedures and regulatory guidelines for admission to a hospital.
- Minimum 1 year clinical experience with a strong understanding of multidisciplinary process and levels of care, preferred.
Machines, Equipment Used:
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift and push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.
- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

- Travel is infrequent, but necessary for training purposes.  Minimum required travel includes training at Corporate Office in Birmingham, AL. 

Address: 4465 Narrow Lane Road, Montgomery 36116
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1914615