Rehabilitation Liaison - RN - Inpatient Physical Rehab - CRMH - Roanoke, VA

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  122914

Job Summary

Goal of the Rehab Liaison is to work in collaboration with the physicians and MLPs to identify clients/patients who would benefit from and meet the regulatory criteria for acute inpatient rehabilitation level of care. Work to facilitate effective care transition to the rehab setting for these clients, including but not limited to, admission screening, physical assessment, and completion of preadmission screening form (PAS). Uses clinical expertise and problem-solving skills to achieve optimal clinical and rehab outcomes within effective time frames. Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration, teamwork and champions service excellence. Must possess knowledge of growth and development appropriate to age group served and incorporate plan to meet needs into plan of care.  Must also possess knowledge and skill of projection of rehab potential with/without physician input. Assess impact of admissions using UDS-PRO tools and identifies risks and alerts appropriate persons. 

  • Early identification of candidates/potential clients.
  • Screening of clients through on site and/or telephonic assessment and record review in collaboration with physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, case managers and other interdisciplinary team members involved in the client's care. If the client is unable to participate in an interview, family members or significant others may also be interviewed to obtain accurate information as to pre-morbid functional status, personal interests, cultural considerations, and discharge plans affecting the rehabilitation admission.
  • Education of clients, family members, referral sources, and external payers regarding the effective and efficient utilization of program services and available resources.
  • Determination of medical stability, readiness for program participation, and that the services recommended are appropriate, reasonable and necessary.  This is done in collaboration with the physical medicine and rehabilitation physician or other licensed treating physician with specialized training and experience in rehabilitation.
  • Facilitation of benefit eligibility and precertification by payers prior to the rehabilitation admission.
  • Coordination of a smooth transition from the referring facility or site to the rehabilitation setting.
  • Recommendation of appropriate level of care and services for clients who are denied admission and providing guidance for clients who may benefit from rehabilitation admission in the future.
  • Identify, educate and provide professional presentations to potential referral sources in order to increase business growth.


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Registered Nurse, or Therapist (PT,OT,SLP) required; Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.

Experience: Two years of recent experience in a rehab environment with responsibilities reflecting direct management of patient care including planning, coordination, and delivery of needed services such as education, psychosocial support, discharge planning and utilization management.  Supervisory or leadership experience is preferred.  Prefer 3-5 years experience direct patient care.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration:  Current licensure in Virginia as a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Language Pathologist. CRRN required within 24 months from date of hire as Rehab Liaison for registered nurses.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must demonstrate knowledge and competency in the following areas:  satisfactory completion of orientation; positive interpersonal oral communication skills; effective written communication skills; analytic skills; integrity; innovation; team player; courteous; ability to resolve complaints/problems; customer-focused philosophy of service delivery; ability; willingness to work as an integral member of a multi-skilled team. Also demonstrate knowledge and competency in: computer literacy; community and organization resources; effective interpersonal relations; analysis and research methods; assertiveness; flexibility; perseverance; diplomacy and negotiation.


About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 122914 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Full Time, Either:8/9am - 4/5pm with 1 weekend per month.
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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