Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including Emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (distinguished by Gold Seal designations), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, four urgent care facilities, Lazos de Familia and Healthy Beginnings pregnancy outreach programs, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also operates Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists as well as Desert Cardiology of Tucson. NMC is accredited by Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
This position is accountable to the program manager of the inpatient rehabilitation program. The main job duties are 1) respond to and carry out pre-admission screenings for patients referred to the rehab program and 2) to develop and implement a referral development program as a means to promote the features and benefits of the rehab program to patients, families and the community. The amount of time spent performing either task will vary based on volume of activity .
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. RN licensure required.CRRN preferred.
• Experience: Must have a minimum of two years of clinical experience which clinical expertise and strong interpersonal skills have been demonstrated; experience in rehab settings a plus.
• Skills: Ability to comprehensively review a medical record for rehab medical necessity; consistently applied organizational skills; results oriented; independently goal directed; able to multi-task; able to communicate well with many diverse audiences- professional and lay; able to meet established timeframes; general customer service skills; able to work independently; experience with computer and other electronic data entry devices; must have valid driver’s license
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