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Patient Referral Liaison

Georgetown University Hospital


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
31347
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Patient Referral Liaison at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
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Patient Referral Liaison

Surgery- Regional Admin

Regular Full-Time

Day

8:30am to 5:00pm

31347

25

 Gastroenterology- Nurse Patient Referral Liaison

MedStar Georgetown's Department of Surgical Services is currently seeking a Gastroenterology  Nurse Patient Referral Liaison. MedStar Health offers internationally recognized expertise in all aspects of the digestive system. Our doctors have access to the latest diagnostic and treatment technology available. This enables us to consistently produce exceptional success rates and provide a full range of treatment options, including Endoscopic Treatments, Liver and Small Bowel Transplants, Colon and Rectal Surgery and Endoscopic services that use the latest technology to help diagnose and treat gastrointestinal illnesses. 

In this role, the Gastroenterology – Nurse Referral Liaison, under the direction of the Manager, Referral Liaison Service and the Vice President, Surgical Services, Washington Region would be

·         Responsible for the coordination of physician driven patient referrals;

·         Receive referral calls from physicians to support streamlined patient access to care;

·         Ensure patient referral process for specialty services is coordinated, anticipating patient and family needs throughout the process.  Specialty services include but are not limited to gastroenterology consults, gastroenterology procedures, surgery, emergency care, inpatient services, and follow up care, medical and surgical subspecialty services and community based physicians.

·         Function as a patient / physician advocate, facilitating prompt scheduling, rapid transfer and continuing follow up care for patients referred to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

EDUCATION AND OR TRAINING REQUIRED:     Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing: Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing preferred

 

EXPERIENCE: Two years of professional nursing experience: at least one year of previous gastroenterology / outpatient procedures highly desirable.

 

 

 

These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

 

 

 

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