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HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast Pasadena, TX
IRF PAI Coordinator
HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast has been serving the needs of Southeast Harris County for 55 years. It offers 364 licensed beds, a NICU, an Advanced Wound Care Center, and a full complement of hospital services.
HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.
What you will do in this role:
The IRF Patient Assessment Instrument Coordinator functions under the Rehab Program Director. Provides coordination for the timely and accurate completion of the Patient Assessment Instrument for each rehabilitation inpatient. This individual provides clinical support in completion of data contained in the PAI for each patient to ensure accuracy in the scoring of functional status and reflection of the patient's care needs. In addition, this position may assist in the ongoing monitoring of identified benchmarks for the inpatient population. The IRF PAI Coordinator will have access to confidential patient information and maintains confidentiality of all information.
Thoroughly researches clinical documentation for evidence of co-morbid conditions.
Verifies accuracy of coding under direction of attending Rehab physician.
Responsible for staff education to improve FIM score accuracy.
Reviews clinical documentation and makes recommendations to clinical supervisors in areas needing improvement to support and validate rehab criteria compliance.
Oversees/completes and ensures the accuracy and the completion of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) prior to electronic transmission.
Serves as an information source and educator to IRF-PAI users.
Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to make the most accurate assessment of the needs and strengths of patients.
Maintain a current knowledge of the PAI software and provides expertise on this software within the inpatient rehab setting.
Provides ongoing education to the staff of the hospital to ensure accurate and timely completion of the PAI.
Maintain updated and ongoing knowledge of the regulations concerning the PAI and its completion within the inpatient rehab setting.
Verifies appropriate CMG designation through chart review, staff interview and collaboration with Rehab Medical Director
Coordinates the completion of the admission assessment of the PAI by the fourth (4th) day of the patient's stays and the fifth (5th) day following discharge for each inpatient rehabilitation patient. May require discussions/interactions with various staff members concerning differences in reported functional status to complete the PAI. Submits completed IRF PAI to HIM Department for coding transmittal.
Periodically audits PAI, clinical documentation and billing information to ensure accuracy and consistency of documentation. Works closely and collaboratively with all members of the clinical team to ensure compliance at all levels.
Demonstrates effective critical thinking skills.
What qualifications you will need:
Two or more years of experience as a licensed clinician in an acute hospital or rehabilitation setting preferred
Ability to operate basic computer and data management software
FIM credentialed within 90 days of hire
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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