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Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator (full-time/exempt)

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More personalized patient care

More professional impact

BE THE CONNECTION.

In your role as Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator, you’ll be the connection between more personal, exceptional care and the positive effect it has on patients. Take this chance to have an impact on each patient in a more profound way during their stay with us. Make the most of your clinical and management skills with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.

What makes Encompass Health careers different—and better: 

Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.

Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

Full-Time, Days, Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

 

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. 

- Oversees all aspects of data collection on the IRF-PAI.

- Ensures the presence of supporting documentation

- Work closely with CNO and DTO to ensure compliance with CMS guidelines

- Educate staff on proper and accurate documentation as it applies to the IRF PAI.

- Develops and interprets policies and procedures and acts as the primary resource for immediate problem solving in regards to FIM scoring and CARE coding. 

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

 

Job Code: 101013

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

License or Certification:

- Clinical licensed professional such as nurse, therapist, case management or other allied health provider

- FIM certified

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- Appropriate to licensure , i.e., bachelors, associates degree or allied health degree as required for licensure

- 1 year experience in the healthcare setting

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.

Compliance:

- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.

- Adheres to CMS and JC standards

- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- 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: 1250 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas 89102
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2114235