Referral Liaison Inpatient Rehab


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FTE: 1.000000

Shift: Shift 1

Monday – Friday: 8:00-16:30, every 5th weekend on call.

Job Summary:

Serves as a resource for the Froedtert &MCW system hospitals and healthcare team in evaluating patients’ medical needs and eligibility for an Inpatient Rehabilitation (IPR) level of care. Engages in care coordination rounds with the acute care teams to expedite consults for IPR admissions and/or other PM&R needs. Reviews medical records, conducts pre-admission screens, and communicates timely with PM&R consult physicians, IPR Medical Director/admitting physicians and Admissions Coordinator to verify patient eligibility for IPR and to coordinate safe and timely transfers to the inpatient rehabilitation unit. Responsible for developing and nurturing professional relationships with case managers, physicians and clinicians on acute care hospitals units. Educates staff, patients and families on the goals of medical rehabilitation and fosters strong relationships to build business through an increase of referrals and admissions. Tracks referral activity, admissions decisions and efficiency metrics and reports results to the Rehabilitation Leadership team.

Other information:


A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in nursing or rehabilitation therapy is required. Clinical experience in Inpatient Rehabilitation and familiarity with hospital admissions procedures preferred. Previous marketing/sales experience preferred.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a related field required.


Strong clinical assessment skills, critical thinking skills and judgment. Highly organized, with the ability to manage time and prioritize work flow. Ability to be self-directed and work autonomously. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all stakeholders, physicians, insurance representatives and referrers. Effective written and verbal skills. Computer skills including EMR navigation, data management and presentations, and report writing preferred.


Current state of Wisconsin licensure as a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist required. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent.

Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health

Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:

  • Paid time off
  • Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
  • Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Referral bonuses
  • Retirement plan – 403b
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
  • Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.


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