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Pediatric Inpatient Clinical Liaison (RN, LSW, LCSW, LPC) - Pediatric Innovation Center, Full Time

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Pediatric Inpatient Clinical Liaison is responsible for providing counseling and support for innovation center staff, patients, families and caregivers. This includes organizing support groups or counsel family members to assist in understanding, dealing with or supporting the family member or patient. The Pediatric Inpatient Liaison will act as a liaison with referring facilities to ensure a smooth transition to acute rehabilitation and what to expect in the next level of care. The Pediatric Inpatient Liaison will collaborate with the innovation center staff to evaluate the patient's medical or physical condition and to assess client needs at admission and as needed. Meets regularly with patients and families to support them throughout the inpatient stay.

The Pediatric Inpatient Liaison will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Pediatric Inpatient Liaison will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Pediatric Inpatient Clinical Liaison:

  • Counsels, mediates and suppoirts patients and staff to foster a positive therapeutic engagement
  • Provides support to innovation ceneter staff with patients, families and other caregivers.
  • Assists in helping the clinical team build trust with patients and families.
  • Identifies, recommends and where appropriate implements supportive activities such as support groups, staff, patient and/or family education.
  • Works in conjunction with patient family counselor to assist with social evaluations.
  • Documents as appropriate in medical record transition of care from referring facility or home to acute rehab level of care.
  • Assesses for and support interdisciplinary group on any special needs related to the culture of the patient/family/caregivers.
  • Provides crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Communicates findings to physician, nurses, allied health and extended interdisciplinary team.
  • Serves on various adhoc and standing committees as requested.
  • Liaisons for the team for pre-admission clinical and social information.
  • Disseminates pertinent family dynamics to the team.
  • Performs all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Pediatric Inpatient Clinical Liaison (RN, LSW, LCSW, LPC) - Pediatric Innovation Center, Full Time, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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