Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

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Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs is looking for a full-time Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator (PASC).

The PASC will assure the accurate extraction of data from the clinical documentation. To perform this task the PASC will:

  • Use discretion and independent judgment.
  • Coordinate the process of providing accurate and timely data to the appropriate entities involved for Medicare patients.
  • Oversee all aspects of data collection on the IRF-PAI.
  • Ensure the presence of supporting documentation.
  • Work closely with CNO, DTO, DCM, HIMs Director, Coder, DoP, and WCC to ensure compliance with CMS guidelines.
  • Educate staff on proper and accurate documentation as it applies to the IRF PAI.
  • Act as the primary resource for immediate problem solving in regards to Quality Indicator coding and IRF-PAI completion.

This position requires a positive working relationship as well as serving as an educator to the medical staff.

Wage based upon experience, the pay range for this position starts at: $61,000/year

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Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

  • Benefits that begin when you do.
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Code: 101013

License or Certification:

  • Licensed or certified clinician: RN, LPN, PT, PTA, OT, COTA, SLP, Recreational Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, case manager/social worker.
  • QI Credentialed.

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

  • Possesses an Allied Health, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree, as appropriate to licensure or certification.
  • Possesses the ability to perform assessments.
  • 1 year experience in the healthcare setting.
  • Attends all EHC IRF-PAI trainings.
  • Rehab or post-acute care experience, preferred.
  • Proficient teaching and communication skills, preferred.

Machines, Equipment Used:

  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements:
  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
  • Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
  • Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
  • Handicapped accessible.
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

  • Has regular, reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines, monitor processes or educate staff.
  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
  • Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
  • May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 325 Parkside Dr., Colorado Springs 80910
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2111435