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Clinical Liaison

  • Full Time
  • LECOM Institute for Successful Living
  • Erie, PA
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • 2024-06-17 13:18

LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

The LECOM Institute for Successful Living is now accepting resumes for a Full Time Clinical Liaison to join our growing health system.

The Clinical Liaison is a facilitator to all departments and units within the organization in relation to admissions and providing a continuum of care. The Clinical Liaison is an educator, advocate for the patients, consultant, marketer, negotiator and collaborator.


  • Collaborates with internal and external case management teams to provide a cost-effective plan for each client.
  • Responsible for interviewing patients and family members to obtain information regarding home environment, family relationships, health history, and personality traits of the patient
  • Serves as a rehabilitation consultant, considering rehabilitation potential, therapy progress, internal admissions teams, discharge plan, and special equipment needs.
  • Manages departmental policies and procedures, Quality Assurance program, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
  • Provides available resources and education regarding utilization services to clients, family members, and referral sources and external payers.
  • Provides necessary information to facilitate referrals and subsequent admissions.
  • Negotiates approval for a client’s stay and rates with payers on necessary referrals.
  • Manages and completes all required documentation for preadmission screening.
  • Performs on site screenings or out of building record reviews, including telephone preadmission screenings and clinical assessments.
  • Assists the Director of Behavioral Health with the departments marketing efforts and facilitating referrals.
  • Coordinates all transitions from the referring facility or site in a professional and timely manner.
  • Refers and recommends appropriate care facilities for candidates who are denied admission.
  • Conducts other duties, such as marketing events and providing tours.


  • A Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Social Worker, or skilled clinician, preferred but not necessary
  • Familiarity with the resources available in assessing regulations and the parameters of third-party reimbursement a plus.
  • Excellent assessment skills and understanding of the insurance and managed care arenas.


LECOM’s full time employees enjoy the availability of an industry leading benefits package including:

  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $55/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $270/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hospital.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 100% after completing one year of service
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Paid time off accruals – vacation, personal, and sick
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program and discounted membership at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center

The LECOM Institute for Successful Living is an equal opportunity employer.

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