Post-Acute Care Services Hospital Liaison Home Health FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Palm Coast

Job Description


Post-Acute Care Services Hospital Liaison Home Health AdventHealth Palm Coast

Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway Palm Coast, Florida 32164

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Responsible for conducting a systematic post-acute assessment of the physical, psychosocial and functional aspects of the patient and his/her family and their impact on the outcome potential to determine the most appropriate PAC setting (e.g., home care, hospice, SNF)
  • Inform and educate the patient and family about these post-acute settings, balancing the patient/family requests with what is required to provide safe, reliable, ongoing care for the patient.
  • Identify patient/family problems or needs ensuring communication to physician, care management and the clinical team.
  • Assist with coordination of home health care, hospice, rehabilitation and skilled nursing services within assigned hospital(s) for appropriate admission, updating and communicating any changes to appropriate physician, discharge planner and intake customer service center.
  • Responsible for reviewing the discharge plan with Care Management and the clinical transition from inpatient to post-acute care ensuring systematic handoff between care providers.
  • Serve as a resource for the post-acute providers in the event issues arise post transition and prior to patient’s readmission ensuring patient’s care is triaged appropriately.
  • Strictly adhere to mandated federal, state, local regulatory and statutory requirements as well as AH policies and procedures for referral processing.
  • Act as a liaison and advocate for PAC patients readmitted to the hospital within 30 days.
  • Work closely with PAC intake customer service teams to manage referral intake process.
  • Develop a presence in the medical community, confer with health care providers, promote educational opportunities as they present, and attend meetings as assigned.

What You Will Need:
  • Associate degree in Nursing or health-related field
  • Basic Life Support certification
  • Valid Florida driver’s license, automobile insurance, safe driving record and reliable transportation
  • Minimum two years of post-acute (e.g., home health and/or skilled nursing facility and/or hospice clinical experience)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and the post-acute referral process
Job Summary:

The Post-Acute (PAC) Liaison will function as the key patient advocate for coordination of post-acute care services within AdventHealth owned hospitals and AH post-acute segments - home health, hospice, inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities. This person will assist in assessing patients for post-acute care, coordinating the clinical transition to the appropriate post-acute setting and maintaining relationships with physicians, post-acute providers, therapists, patients and families.  This person will be assigned a specific hospital or specialty and is responsible for collaboration with care management, the physicians and the clinicians to develop a discharge plan requiring post-acute services.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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