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RN-Referral Liaison, Hospice

Company: SSM Health
Location: Janesville
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus Available! SSM Health at Home strives to provide the best quality care to our patients and customers. We offer a range of services - all with one goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at home. We are currently seeking a -RN Referral -Liaison for our -hospice territory to complete hospice referrals and to conduct hospice informational visits to determine appropriateness of hospice services to ensure for timely hospice admissions. - You will provide acute pain and symptom management to ensure quality end-of-life care for hospice and palliative patients and their families under the direction of supervisor, SSM Health at Home medical director/designee, and physician. -This position is primarily assigned to SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital and is responsible for providing general referrals and inpatient hospice care in facilities other than SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital. -Don't miss this opportunity to gain a fantastic clinical experience and to know you will make a difference every day in the lives of our patients. Fulfill your calling by joining our exceptional team of professionals!Hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm (includes rotating weekend and holidays)Creates an environment that leads to a positive patient care experience by facilitating problem solving and decision making. Ensures accuracy and timeliness on all functions related to insurance prior authorization, plan benefits, and medical necessity documentation. Serves as a liaison between patients, physicians and all other participants of the health care team.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates a positive patient care experience by greeting, preparing, exiting and following up with patients for providers according to established competency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Creates an atmosphere of teamwork by contributing to opportunities to improve employee and customer satisfaction, including self development, continuing education (personal and technical), and achieving department objectives and goals.
  • Provides support, both expected and directed, and collaborates with physicians and multi-disciplinary care team(s) for best care/results. - - Ensures accuracy of data collection and reporting for quality Initiatives.
  • Maintains accountability for maximizing revenue capture and growth while optimizing cost savings. - - Communicates opportunities for organizational growth and improvement.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. - Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing EXPERIENCE
      • No experience required

Keywords: SSM Health, Janesville , RN-Referral Liaison, Hospice, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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