Clinical Liaison- Registered Nurse

Select Medical - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)3.4

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Clinical Liaison RN
$3,000 Sign on Bonus
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (A Division of Select Medical) carries a well known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Fourteen years running Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and our partner Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has been named in U.S. News & World Report's as “America's Best Hospitals." We are JCAHO certified and won the Quality Texas Foundation Performance Excellence Award.

In April 2011, Baylor Health Care System ( ) and Select Medical entered into a partnership which launched Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Baylor chose to enter into this partnership because the core competency of BHCS was the medical aspect of the business. We wanted to be the best in Rehabilitation Services and the joint venture helped us continue on the vision to offer top notch quality care, provide more service lines to our patient and to be in the top five hospitals in the nation. Select Medical and Kessler were the obvious choice for partnership.
Throughout DFW, BSWIR has about 2,000 employees and we continue to grow. We currently have the following locations throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth making us one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation:

3 Inpatient Rehab Hospitals (Free standing)
2 Inpatient Rehab Units in Baylor Hospitals
7 Acute Care Therapy Departments
71 Outpatient Therapy Locations

We currently have an opening for a Clinical Liaison Registered Nurse

Employees in this position will:
1. Completes pre-admission assessments timely, thoroughly, and so it justifies the admission decision.
Pre-admission assessments must include detailed report of hospital course, functional and medical
status, projected goals as well as anticipated rehabilitation program. Liaison must demonstrate
both critical thinking skills in as well as compliance with all regulatory requirements.
2. Coordinates the pre-admission process with the Admission Department through effective
communication as well as providing timely and appropriate documentation including the preadmission
assessment, rehabilitation hospital fact sheets, insurance information, etc. Fosters team
work throughout the entire process.
3. Collaborates with program coordinators, nursing, pharmacy, as well as medicine on complex
referrals. Communicates with tact and demonstrates effective problem solving skills. Assures
effective hand off communication to Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation care givers. Works to ensure
any equipment or special needs are available for patient upon admission.
4. Educates potential patients and families on rehabilitation and benefits of program(s). Distributes
collateral materials appropriately.
5. Develops and maintains positive business relationships with key referrers in assigned hospital(s).
Provides exceptional customer service by ensuring patient referrals are managed and orchestrated
seamlessly. Educates refers on rehabilitation programs and differences in levels of care as well as
specialization of Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation programs. Functions as a clinical resource to help
determine the appropriate level of rehabilitative care for patients. Advocates for patient access for
6. Develops and implements strategies to grow market share in core business lines in assigned
hospital(s). Works closely with the Director of Business Development as well as Physician Liaisons to
promote education programs, meet and greets, and other collaborative meetings in hospitals.
Works to achieve strategic and quantifiable goals. Represents Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation as a
leader in rehabilitation medicine in the most professional and respectful manner.
7. Promotes Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation services and programs to the external community. Is
available to assist at health fairs, educational programs, etc.
8. Continually strives to improve and develop the Clinical Liaison program, regularly identifying
improvements and suggest changes as needed. Supports team members in the field.
9. Perform other duties as requested.

Minimum Skills, Knowledge & Abilities (including licensure, certification and other job-related credentials)
Current and valid state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Demonstrated familiarity with hospital admissions procedures.
Proven track record in sales and marketing with a least one year experience in a related position preferred.
Current State Driver’s License in good standing required.
Demonstrated proficiency with computers, software and a variety of office equipment.
Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.