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UCHealth Inpatient Rehab Liaison in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Summary:

Coordinates preadmission, admission, and utilization review. Develops referral relationships with physicians, managers, social workers, and others.

Work Schedule:

  • PRN, No guaranteed days or hours

  • Days and hours may vary

  • Day shift

  • Non-Exempt (hourly)

Responsibilities :

  • Conducts clinical assessments; evaluates medical needs of patient, pre-morbid functional status, potential for improvement, and ability of patient to tolerate intensive rehab program.

  • Communicates admission status to patient and family. Works with social workers and care managers.

  • Follows up on issues. Obtains insurance authorizations and approvals; provides third party payors with information required for approval process.

  • Reports on utilization review activities. Coordinates admissions with shift Charge Nurse; provides information to staff to ensure continuity of care. Helps monitor census and staffing needs.

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree.

  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN), or Physical, Occupational or Speech-Language Therapist.

  • Required Experience: Experience with data analysis.

  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

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Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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