LHC Group. Inc

  • Clinical Liasion LTAC

    Location : Facility Name
    Memphis LTAC TN MGMT
    Requisition ID
    2019-65210
    Location : Postal Code
    38120
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    ADMINISTRATIVE
    Location : City
    Memphis
    Location : State/Province
    TN
  • Overview

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. 

    Additional Details

    • Responds to patient referrals within an hour of notification of the referral.
    • Visits the patient to explain doctor’s orders, services and LHC Group procedures and obtains all necessary information to facilitate transfer.
    • Completes an accurate and comprehensive pre-admission screening of patients that are referred to the LTAC.
    • Verifies address, phone number and payer information, and coordinates the organization and transferring of orders and referral information to the applicable facility staff.
    • Reviews patient pre-admission screening with the Medical Director within 1-2 hours.
    • Notifies the referral source of acceptance or denial of a patient within 2 hours of receiving the referral.
    • Required to obtain Administrator and DON final approval on all recommended admits.
    • Actively participates in daily staff meetings at the facility to ensure patient satisfaction and to validate continuity of care.
    • Participates in meetings as scheduled with staff, DON, Medical Director and Medical Advisory Board.
    • Attends monthly calls and company provided in-service when required.
    • Provides educational in-services to effectively communicate the features, benefits and specialty programs of LHC Group LTAC and to educate staff as to what services are available.
    • Develops and improves relationships with referring physicians and other entities in the primary target markets.
    • Locates and educates new referral sources on the value of our unique services and programs.
    • Demonstrates a desire to promote the LHC philosophy, "It’s All About Helping People" and seeks ways to facilitate helping more patients.
    • Communicates with growth team and continually analyzes best practices and opportunities to provide care to and reach any underserved population within our service areas.
    • Develops and implements an effective census growth plan for achieving a budgeted admit goal.
    • Maintains appropriate statistics and generates reports as required by the facility’s policy and procedure.
    • Follows-up on internal and external barriers as related to the referral/admission process to ensure rapid solutions.
    • Reviews and provides to the facility Administrator on a monthly basis written analysis of referrals that were not admitted and recommends a plan of action to promote appropriate referrals.
    • Effectively, ethically and professionally promotes LHC Group at conventions, seminars and professional meetings.
    • Actively implements new ideas to promote the facility and the services it provides.
    • Maintains and promotes good public relations with the community by actively participating in opportunities to promote and market.
    • Practices performance management with an ultimate goal of increasing admits.
    • Models and fosters open communication among departments, teams and individuals.
    • Exhibits diplomacy and team-building skills in accomplishing responsibilities.
    • Allocates the appropriate level of resources based on the priorities.
    • Demonstrates personal responsibility in regards to time management.
    • Attends Referral Development meetings as directed by the Administrator.
    • Accepts/incorporates constructive feedback from peers/superiors.
    • Maintains confidentiality at all times and is ethical in manner when dealing with physicians, staff, patients and families.
    • Completes all required expense paperwork and scheduled events in the Playmaker CRM database in line with company policies.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: Associate Degree or certification equivalent

    Experience: 1 year

    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes

     

    Experience Requirements

    • One (1) year acute care hospital

     

    License Requirements

    • Must have independent means of transportation, possess a valid driver's license and the ability to
    • Automobile LIABILITY insurance coverage must be
    • Current RN, LPN/LVN or RT license in state of practice or other professional licenses as applicable

     

    Skill Requirements

    • Must have computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet and word processor
    • Clerical and business machine skills and knowledge of business
    • Good organizational and personal communication

     

    Skill Desired

    • Understanding of LTAC Industry

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