In-Patient Rehab Outcome Coordinator Job

Location
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Posted
Mar 30, 2012
Closes
Aug 28, 2012
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Part Time
In-Patient Rehab Outcome Coordinator

Job ID: 23327
Department: Rehab Svcs Admin
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type: Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: 3 days/week, 8AM to 4:30PM
Shift: Day
Hrs/Pay Period: 48

Job Description:

About Regions Hospital
Established in 1872, Regions Hospital is a private, not-for-profit organization. Named one of Leapfrog Group’s Top 13 highest value hospitals nationwide, Regions has a mission to improve the health of our patients and community by providing high quality health care which meets the needs of all people. The hospital provides health care services in St. Paul and its surrounding communities, as well as for patients who come from throughout Minnesota, western Wisconsin and other Midwestern states. Regions is part of the Health Partners family of care.

Summary
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an In-Patient Rehabilitation Data Coordinator in the Rehabilitation Services department. The candidate who fills this role will interact with the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate accurate and timely assessment, recording, data entry, and review of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility/Patient Assessment Instrument (IRFPAI.) Specifically, this individual provides timely and accurate completion and submittal of the Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) for each adult rehabilitation inpatient, including direct input of data into the IRFPAI, assigning diagnostic and procedure codes, collaborating with the IRF Medical Director, and assisting the Centralized Rehab Admission Nurse with case finding and admission preparation to the In Patient Rehabilitation Facility. The In-Patient Rehabilitation Data Coordinator (Prospective Payment System Coordinator) will also coordinate Patient Assessment Instrument completion for all patients served in the inpatient rehabilitation program including chart review, data encoding and entry, comparison of care provided to outcomes scoring, audits, report preparation, education re: documentation and the Functional Independence Measure.

Qualifications
Required:
• Credentialed with current license or certification in the state and nationally as either an: RN, physical therapist, occupational therapist or speech pathologist.

Preferred:
•Some experience in working with acute rehabilitation patients.
•Previous experience with medical coding helpful, but not necessary.

Work Schedule
This is a part-time position, with a schedule of 3 days/week 8:00-4:30. There will also be the opportunity to extend hours by working up to an additional 32 hours per pay period in a clinical capacity either in the nursing or therapy departments.

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