LECOM Health

News and Events

Clinical Liaison

Full Time
Erie, PA
Posted 3 weeks ago

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.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

BENEFITS:

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.

Job Features

Job CategoryLECOM Institute for Successful Living
LocationErie, PA
Company Name:LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

Apply Online

LECOM Institute for Successful Living

Looking for more information?

This is default text for notification bar