Admission Nurse Liaison(s)
KESSLER INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION
Admission Nurse Liaison (s)
Northern New Jersey Region
(Essex,Bergen and Somerset/Hunterdon Regions)
Kessler Institute is consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World Report and is recognized as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the nation and the leading rehabilitation hospital in the East.
As a Nurse Liaison, you will be responsible for developing and nurturing professional relationships with discharge planners, physicians and clinicians on-site at acute care hospitals and educating staff, patients and families regarding rehabilitation services provided by Kessler. Additionally,you will assess patients with rehab diagnosis at referring hospitals for admission to Kessler and manage the referral process.
Requires a NJ RN license,(BSN preferred)strong clinical, assessment and excellent communication/presentation skills. Experience in the same or similar capacity is preferred.
We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefit program that includes:
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Days (EID)
Continuing Education Programs
Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance Coverage
Long Term Disability (LTD)
Personal & Family Medical Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals
Select Medical’s highly regarded rehabilitation hospitals provide comprehensive physical medicine, as well as rehabilitation programs and services that optimize patient health, function and quality of life. Within supportive and dynamic care environments, the organization’s expert rehabilitation teams offer advanced treatment and state-of-the-art technologies, all of which are tailored to each patient’s unique needs and goals. Comprehensive care addresses the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges of individuals with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions and multiple traumas. Specialized and intensive programs of care are designed to restore strength, improve physical and cognitive function, and promote independence in activities of daily living.
From Pennsylvania to Texas, the Select Medical network of rehabilitation hospitals includes several care locations, including the nationally renowned Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey. As the nation's largest single rehabilitation hospital, Kessler Institute is one of only six federally designated Model Systems in the United States for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and brain injuries. As recently as 2012, it was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation's top two medical rehabilitation hospitals.
Select Medical has also partnered with leading health care systems such as the Baylor Health Care System and SSM Health Care – St. Louis to create regional rehabilitation networks that serve major metropolitan markets. In 2011, U.S. News and World Report designated Baylor Health Care System and Select Medical's Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation as a "high-performing" hospital, and ranked it among the top 25 percent of rehabilitation facilities in the nation. In addition, Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital -- a joint venture between Select Medical and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center -- offers advanced adult and pediatric rehabilitation care.
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