Patient Assessment Standards Coor. (PRN)

Job Description


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 IRF-PAI data and QI coding. 

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


Job Code: 101015



License or Certification:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possesses the ability to perform assessments
  • 1 year experience in the healthcare setting
  • Rehab or post-acute care experience preferred
  • Proficient teaching and communication skills preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:

  • General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc.
  • Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.
  • Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested
  • when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening.
  • Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.
  • Environmental Conditions:
  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.
  • Handicapped accessible.
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards: 

  • Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.
  • Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.
  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
  • 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.
  • This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.


Address: 2412 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga 37404
Shift: On Call
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2234799
Contact Name - External: Teesha Kile
Contact Email - External: