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weill cornell Nurse Liaison in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Overview

M Health Fairview has an immediate opening for a Nurse Liaison. The Nurse Liaison provides assessment, education and therapeutic interventions related to health/wellness issues for clients and their families. Serves as a liaison between the physician and the interdisciplinary team. Effectively communicates verbally and in writing with the interdisciplinary team and external support systems. Participates in the development and implementation of the treatment and discharge plan. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member. Responsible, as assigned, for the management of caseload.

This is a 1.0 FTE (80 hours per two week pay period), benefits-eligible opening.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Job Summary :

Provides assessment, education and therapeutic interventions related to health/wellness issues for clients and their families. Serves as a liaison between the medical provider and the interdisciplinary team. Effectively communicates verbally and in writing with the interdisciplinary team and external support systems. Participates in the development and implementation of the treatment and discharge plan. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member. Responsible, as assigned, for the management of caseload.

Job Expectations:

Works collaboratively with the physician and the interdisciplinary team

  • Implements physician directed care within prescribed timeframe.

  • Participates on the interdisciplinary team to ensure coordination and cooperation among team members for patient care.

Contributes to the development of an individualized treatment plan

  • Collaborates with patient, family and other interdisciplinary team members to develop an individualized treatment plan.

  • Develops and individualized treatment plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

  • Acts as a liaison between patient, family, community resources, multidisciplinary team and other concerned parties on assessment and treatment issues.

  • Provides ongoing assessment, monitoring, and interventions of the clients health needs.

  • Documents the plan in a legible, thorough, timely and clinically appropriate manner.

  • Provides case management and coordinates the treatment planning process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

Participates in developing and implementing a clinically appropriate discharge plan.

  • Identifies health related discharge needs.

  • Acts, as assigned, as a liaison between patient, family, community resources, multidisciplinary team and other concerned parties on discharge issues.

  • Documents the discharge plan in a legible, thorough, timely and clinically appropriate manner.

  • Contributes to an individualized discharge plan based on age, social and cultural considerations, clinical diagnosis, level of functioning and other relevant needs.

Facilitates individual and group psycho-education.

  • Focuses on the management of physical and mental health conditions.

  • Provides appropriate client education on the use of prescribed medication and its side effects.

Communicates effectively with others.

  • Communicates only appropriate clinical information.

  • Ensures both written and verbal information in a clear, concise and accurate manner.

Demonstrates the ability to support the business functions of the outpatient program

  • Completes the billing function for services provided

  • Completes the requirements of various payers and utilization management reviewers to obtain authorization for treatment.

Demonstrates the ability to advance evidence based practice by utilizing standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information into practice to continually improve care and practice so that patient outcomes are enhanced.

Promotes a culture of evidence based practice by participation in any of, but not limited to, the following activities:

  • Utilizing evidence based policies in clinical practice

  • Attends and participates in learning opportunities about evidence based practice

  • Membership in hospital or unit based nursing practice council/research council

  • Evidence based practice project (e.g. policy development or poster presentation)

  • Journal club

  • Journal article critique and circulation

  • Literature review

  • Development of standard/pathway/guideline for patient care

  • Presentation

  • Research study

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

  • Communicates in a respective manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

  • Fulfills all organizational requirements

  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role

  • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:

Required

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Behavioral Science

Experience

Three years in mental health or related setting

License/Certification/Registration

Current Registered Nurse license in Minnesota

Basic Life Support Certification prior to end of orientation

Preferred

E xperience

Outpatient experience

License/Certification/Registration

Certified Registered Nurse

Additional Requirements (must be obtained or completed within a period of time) :

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills

  • For Nurse Liaisons in Behavioral, completion of de-escalation and self-defense training and retraining every two years or as often as required. (Not required for Fairview Medical Group Nurse Liaisons.)

  • Basic Life Support Certification prior to end of orientation

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago (3/31/2021 9:46 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-70608

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Adult MH Day Treatment

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