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PRN REHAB NURSE LIAISON

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: REHAB-BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Categories: Nursing
Type: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 AM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

The Rehabilitation Nurse Liaison (RNL) is responsible for partnering with other members of the acute/post acute healthcare team to insure potential referrals are proactively contacted, triaged and assessed for admission. The RNL conducts and documents a thorough clinical, social, functional and financial assessment consistently utilizing criteria for admission and identifying the reason for acute inpatient rehabilitation. The RNL discusses options available with the patient and/or designated representative to assure informed decision-making and consent occurs. The RNL conducts strategic and focused contacts with key stakeholders to assure consistent education regarding admission criteria, continued census development and authorization for admission is appropriately obtained.

Requirements:

Education: Associate Degree in Nursing or graduation from a Diploma Nursing program Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing experience Training: On the job training with eventual certification expected License: Current Florida Nursing license Other: Experience in Home Health, Rehabilitation Nursing, Case Management or Discharge Planning is required

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to…) Infectious Diseases - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Loud Noises - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)