Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 2818459
Clinical Liasion Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
Ascension Saint Thomas, in partnership with Kindred--LifePoint Health, are to open the new Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital in Midtown Nashville, TN.
Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will serve nine counties and a population of 1.9 million--including more than 298,000 senior citizens. Upon completion and pending necessary regulatory approvals, the 40-bed, state-of-the-art facility will replace the 24-bed Acute Rehab Unit now located at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will provide additional access to post-acute care by addressing Middle Tennessee's shortage of dedicated beds for individuals who require extended neurological and cardiovascular care following serious health events.
Successful candidate's will initiate one on one dialog with potential referral sources and maintain position relationships with current referral sources. They will design, develop and drive cutting edge sales strategies designed to increase patient admissions that leverage partner's core competence in the area of rehabilitating medically complex patients.
The successful candidate will leverage their clinical and sales expertise to promote the Hospital to prospective referral sources aiding in the patient admissions/referral process. This process begins with identifying new prospects, educating them on Hospital and clearly establishing how we are able to differentiate ourselves from the competition. Through the building of long term relationships with these referring facilities and physicians, the successful candidate will facilitate the identification and assessment of future patient admissions factoring in length of stay, and level of acuity which should align with the outcomes expected from Kindred's clinical expertise in rehabilitation and nursing. The candidate can expect to spend most of their time (80% or more) in the field, making presentations, assess patients and building these long term relationships.
Assist and coordinate in-take and pre-admission screening process.
Perform on-site (typically in referring facility) clinical judgment to determined appropriateness of patient for admission.
Communicates to patients and families rehabilitation and facility options. Communicates to patients determined appropriate for admission the patient's expectations and requirements for participation.
Secures information relating to patients resources and benefits.
Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development, and the aging process for the planning and delivery of age-appropriate care.
Functions as initial contact for external case management and discharge planner personnel with payors and hospital facilities.
Completes face to face, in-service education contacts to physicians. And face-to-face, in-service educational contacts to case managers, and other professionals.
Inform and educate physicians, case managers, and other decision makers about the Hospital and acute rehabilitation services.
Performs market analysis, market research and development and implementation of marketing and business plans.
Assists in developing the annual market plan for the facility.
Develops marketing plans for assigned programs, which includes market analysis and financial feasibility studies.
Assists the various departments of the facility with new business and marketing plans.
Continuously monitors the effectiveness of new and existing marketing plans.
Represents the facility with business leaders, physicians, the community and the media.
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills within the facility and with the public.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to the Director of Business Development and the marketing staff.
Consults other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in regards to marketing and business plans.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful conditions.
Consistently completes all assignments in a timely manner, is thorough and appropriately detailed.
Other duties as assigned.
Clinical Licensure required
Bachelor's degree preferred
Previous marketing/sales experience preferred
Previous clinical experience preferred with demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and EMR systems.
Formal Sales Training preferred
Valid driver's license and clean driving record
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Job : Clinical Liaison Primary Location : TN-Nashville-St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Organization : 4099 - St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Shift : Day