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Hospice Transition Liaison (Nurse or Social Worker)

Job Description

Division: Hospice

Patient Coverage Area: Ruidoso & Roswell, New Mexico

Are you in search of a new career opportunity that makes a meaningful impact? If so, now is the time to find your calling at Enhabit Home Health & Hospice.

 

As a national leader in home-based care, Enhabit is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the country. We’re committed to expanding what’s possible for patient care in the home, all while fostering a unique culture that is both innovative and collaborative.

 

At Enhabit, the best of what’s next starts with us. We not only make it a priority to maintain an ethical and stable workplace but also continually invest in our employees. By extending ongoing professional development opportunities and providing cutting-edge technology solutions, we ensure our employees are always moving their careers forward and prepared to deliver a better way to care for our patients.

 

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Enhabit offers competitive benefits that support and promote healthy lifestyle choices. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools and resources include:

  • Generous time off with pay for full-time employees
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children
  • Matching 401(k) plan for all employees
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • Supplemental insurance policies for life, disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance plans for full-time employees
  • Flexible spending account plans for full-time employees
  • Minimum essential coverage health insurance plan for all employees
  • Electronic medical records and mobile devices for all clinicians
  • Incentivized bonus plan

Responsibilities

  • The Transition Liaison represents the Agency in activities involving professional contacts with patients/families, physicians, hospitals/facilities, senior living communities, professional associations, and similar health groups and institutions, to apprise them of the availability of the Agency’s Hospice services.
  • The Transition Liaison integrates clinical guidelines, tools and other metrics in development of transition plans that are patient-centered, promoting quality and efficiency in the delivery of care.  
  • The Transition Liaison represents the Agency in internal transitional care activities.  
  • The Transition Liaison will serve as a public awareness representative for the Agency, and will be responsible for public and internal education relative to Hospice services available through the Agency and payor sources, especially the Care Connections Program.
  • The Transition Liaison will be responsible for monitoring execution of transitional care services through ongoing quality assurance visits with referral sources and other applicable entities.
  • The Transition Liaison will be responsible for meeting and/or exceeding performance goals as set by their supervisor with approval from Senior Management.

Qualifications

Education, Skills & Experience (Essential)

 

  • Must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing or social work and licensed in the state in which he/she currently practices.
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding of customer & market dynamics & requirements, and most importantly, demonstrate a strong understanding of transitional care.
  • Must have at least one-year experience in the Hospice industry. Knowledge of Home Health is preferred.

 

Competencies

 

  • Must have excellent communication skills; ability to interact well with a great diversity of individuals; ability to organize & execute programs; be able to prioritize multiple tasks & deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a good understanding of the Federal, State, and local laws/regulatory guidelines governing the operation of a home health and hospice agency.

 

Additional Skills

 

  • Goal driven, motivation for growth, territory management, strong presentation skills, performance management, building relationships, emphasizing excellence and results driven.
  • Should have ability to work with outside and inside clients and vendors, and ability to interact positively with all levels of personnel across all functions.
  • Should be self-starter who requires minimal supervision.
  • Should be able to utilize reports and trends to support efforts and to understand clinical status and progress as it pertains to patient care.

 

Other Requirements

  • Must be currently licensed in the State of employment if applicable
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
  • Must have dependable transportation kept in good working condition
  • Must be able to drive an automobile in a variety of weather conditions