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Community Education Liaison- Lufkin (Full-Time)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/31/2017
Job Title: 
Community Education Liaison- Lufkin (Full-Time)
Job Category:   Clinical:Education/Training/Library
Location:   Lufkin
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Community Education Liaison- Lufkin (Full-Time)** **Description** Position Summary: The Clinical Education Liaison is a facilitator to all department and units within the organization in relation to admissions and education. The clinical education liaison is an educator, advocate for the patients, consultant, marketer, negotiator, and collaborator. The clinical education liaison actively develops relationships with various groups and businesses in the hospital’s primary and secondary service areas, as well as areas of interest as they relate to the hospital system’s locations, in order to enhance the hospital’s Strategic Business Plan, Mission, and programs. This position requires regular contact with peers, healthcare professionals and outside organization leaders-may be requested to do formal and informal presentations. The clinical education liaison provides as a resource to educate key healthcare members regarding LTACH criteria to support inpatient admissions and develops external markets to increase LTACH referrals and admissions. Position Responsibilities: + Develops and maintains relationships with outside referral facilities and physicians. + Develops and maintains relationships with host facility physicians, case management and other key individuals relevant to referrals and admissions. + Identifies and investigates any hindrances to external admissions; if identified, develops and carries out action plan to positively impact referral relationships and admissions. + Maintains flexibility regarding service area; provides internal hospital coverage as needed. + Investigates the discharge needs of all outside facility referrals. + Educates clinicians regarding LTCH criteria and benefits to admission. + Educates families regarding LTCH capabilities, criteria and benefits. Communicates post LTCH discharge options to patients and family members. + Performs patient evaluations. + Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness. + Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work. + Customer focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards. + Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed. + Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed. + Decision making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision. + Initiative – seeks out productive duties in the absence of guidance; is a self starter. + Adheres to policy – follows MSH rules, policies, procedures and guidelines. + Interpersonal relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others. + Professionalism – represents MSH positively in actions and appearance. + Assists in the development and implementation of MSH’s outside education program and provides as a resource to outside referring facilities. + Remains accessible to physicians and staff. + Provides requested information by deadlines given. + Communicates with customers courteously and professionally; provides information in an easily understood manner and asks questions to ensure the customers’ understanding; takes initiative to ensure accurate information is provided. + Assures strict confidentiality: patients/staff/visitors/public contacts. + Works courteously and professionally with interdepartmental personnel to ensure continuity of care and quality patient care is provided. + Maintains a professional personal appearance and an orderly work area; complies with dress guidelines. + Complies with MHSET’s policies and procedures; attends required in-services, education and training. + Maintains required departmental records, and demonstrates good organizational skills. + Maintains attendance standards, is punctual; manages personal affairs to avoid conflicts with work schedule; is flexible with work schedule as required. + Maintains safe work habits; follows safety rules; immediately reports any unsafe condition; immediately reports any injury. + Performs other duties as assigned. + Administrative call as assigned. **Qualifications** Minimum Qualifications: Education Level + Associates Degree in Nursing (AND) + Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) Preferred Licensure/Certification + Texas Registered Nurse License + BLS Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities + Effective Communication + Critical thinking skills + Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal + Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs Experience + 2-5 years of related work experience, marketing/business experience desired **Job** Nursing - RN **Primary Location** TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 1700000453
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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