HCR ManorCare Nurse Liaison in Peoria, Illinois

HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Responsible for managing leads in primary referring hospitals and ensuring a smooth discharge process for patients transitioning from a hospital setting to our centers. Additionally, the Nurse Liaison will:

  • Follow patient from hospital to skilled nursing location and documents final disposition or reason for not admitting, case load includes patients discharged from HCR centers back to the hospital

  • Complete daily rounds in designated hospitals, responds electronically to e-discharge referrals

  • Obtain new high acuity inquiries and assesses special patients to evaluate care needs prior to admission, and directs to appropriate center

  • Evaluate inquiries, makes the decision and communicates information to case manager, admissions coordinator, and facilitates patient’s smooth transition into center

  • Obtain accurate information from physicians, patients, and referral sources regarding the expected discharge plan, and communicates this information to the interdisciplinary team

  • Develop relationships with hospital social workers, physicians, hospital discharge planners and administrators, clergy, attorneys, civic/professional organizations, home health agencies, families, etc. to understand the need for program services and to communicate services offered which meet these needs

  • Demonstrate growth in quality hospital referrals and admissions, as reflected in an increase in inquiries and admissions from assigned hospitals to HCR centers

  • Provide additional support and resources to the OSF hospital system in Peoria, IL due to admission growth

In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

402 - Heartland Health Care Center - Peoria, Illinois

Two years experience in sales and marketing required; strong medical assessment skills; prior experience with an insurance company, private case management company or HMO preferred. Familiarity with long term care and/or subacute care useful. Strong oral and written communications skills required.

RN or LPN licensure is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer