RN CLINICAL LIAISON or THERAPIST, Full Time Days at Abrazo Central

Abrazo Central Campus – Phoenix, AZ

Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for Outstanding Operating Room, among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, womens health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.


This position is accountable to the Program Director of the inpatient rehabilitation program.

The main job duties are:

1.) to respond to, and carry out, pre-admission screenings for patients referred to the rehabilitation program,

2.). to assist in entering referral and admission data into a database,

3) compile monthly and quarterly trend reports and analyzes the data with recommendations for improvement or continued success and

4) to provide education regarding inpatient rehabilitation to a variety of stakeholders,

5) has the overall responsibility of evaluating and consulting with PM&R physician in determining if patients meet criteria for admission to Acute Inpatient Rehab.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Ability to comprehensively review a medical record for inpatient rehabilitation medical necessity; routinely demonstrates good organizational skills; is results-oriented and independently goal-directed; is able to multi-task and able to communicate well with many diverse audiences - professional and non-professional; is able to meet established time frames; demonstrates good customer service skills; is able to work independently; is able to pass the FIM competency and pre-admissions screening competency examinations; has experience with computers and other electronic data entry devices; must have valid drivers license. Travel with own vehicle required, eligible for mileage reimbursement with appropriate tracking submitted. Must be able and willing to travel via own personal vehicle for in town in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area at least 50% of time. Travel reimbursement provided.

SUPERVISES: Acting manager for Admissions Coordiinator, Rehab Admissions Department in the absence of Program Director.

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited nursing program as an RN or has other clinical licensure as a PT, OT or SLP


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Must have a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience, with clinical expertise and strong interpersonal skills having been demonstrated; experience in rehabilitation setting preferred.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Previous demonstrated experience and success working in a self-directed capacity. Prior Supervisor experience desired.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Registered Nurse Licensure or Clinical licensure required applicable to the provision of inpatient rehabilitation services; PT, OT, SLP

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: For RN s: CRRN or eligible for CRRN certification exam (requires a minimum of 2 years experience in an acute inpatient rehab facility. FIM credentialed or certified

JOB: Rehab/Long Term Accute Care/SkilledPRIMARY LOCATION: Phoenix, ArizonaFACILITY: Abrazo Central CampusJOB TYPE: Full-TimeSHIFT TYPE: Days

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicants or employees race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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