Transitional Liaison (RN)

US-MI-Kalamazoo
Job ID
2017-5716
Category
Clinical Support / Clerical

Overview

Great Lakes Caring understands that the value and quality of our care relies upon the ability and satisfaction of our employees. We prioritize patient care and employee satisfaction above corporate profitability. Because our core values underscore the foundation of our culture, we created I Am Great Lakes Caring to ensure that every employee embraces and is committed to our company's focus and mission. If you share our commitment to delivering superior quality care and loving where you work, then we invite you to join our team of compassionate professionals.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to quality. It is at the core of everything I do and every decision I make.

 

The Transitional Liaison acts as a consultant for patients and families to ensure all patients receive the appropriate information and counseling they may need to advance their care plan.

 

My commitment will include:

  • Receiving, interpreting and managing patient needs with the intent of assessing for appropriate care.
  • Providing consultation on appropriate care services and/or specialty programs.
  • Acting as a liaison with home health care clinical supervisors, physicians, and team members on behalf of patient/families when palliative care may be needed.
  • Obtaining data on physical, psychological, social and other factors that may influence patient/family health status and sharing with clinical team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Certificate, Diploma, Associate, or Baccalaureate School of Nursing. B.S.N Preferred.
  • Licensure: Current State License as an RN or LPN.
  • Experience: Minimum of three years general nursing required with current home health, hospice, and medical, surgical or critical care experience preferred. Previous experience in home health, hospice, geriatrics, or general medical surgical nursing.
  • Skills: Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop specific clinical knowledge. Understanding of specialty programs, and available services for eligible patients. Excellent communication, negotiation and public relations skills. Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation.

 

I am committed to a caring culture that embraces teamwork and supports the employee.

 

At Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice we want you to love your work and the people you work with, while making a positive difference in the lives of patients. That is why a career at Great Lakes Caring offers:

  • A new challenge that allows you to make your work meaningful
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization
  • NURSECARSM company car program
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing to help you reach your goals

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to integrity, efficiency and the highest ethical standards.

 

Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice is one of the nation’s leading providers of in home health care. Since 1994, Great Lakes Caring has dedicated its resources to providing value-based, high quality care wherever our patients call home. Great Lakes Caring’s primary focus is to provide superior quality health care to those we are honored to serve, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes which drive extraordinary patient outcomes. With locations across the country, Great Lakes Caring provides the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Great Lakes Caring is committed to being a great place to work for employees, and is the recipient of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Healthcare and Best Workplaces for Millennials awards, in addition to being recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For.

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