Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator (PRN/nonexempt) at Encompass Health in SUGAR LAND, Texas

Posted in Other 29 days ago.





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 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: 101015

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: 1325 Highway 6, Sugar Land 77478
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2112201