PPS Coordinator/Clinical Education Liaison/Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation

Requisition Number: 2022-4264

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Mount Vernon, OH

Overview

Signet Health, a national acute rehabilitation management company is currently hiring for a full-time PPS Coordinator/Clinical Education Liaison for our acute inpatient rehabilitation program at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

This position offers  a competitive compensation benefits package including market competitive salary and generous PTO.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the data collection on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) for completion and timely submission to CMS.
  • Ensures evidence of supporting documentation.
  • Provides clinical staff education to ensure compliance with CMS guidelines
  • Coordinates all efforts for immediate issue resolution concerning GG scoring and rating
  • Conducts ongoing review of IRF-PAI related data, and assists the Director to address action
  • Provides guidance to rehab physicians and clinical team on capturing tier codes for appropriate reimbursement.
  • Provides feedback to the team through audits on scoring, rating, and quality measures.
  • Implements a schedule for every patient for timely completion of the IRF-PAI.
  • Reports key metrics to the leadership team at daily team meetings.
  • Works closely with HIM coding department to identify and document all applicable codes concurrently
  • Routinely rounds on other hospital units to identify potential patients for admission to the rehab unit
  • Performs a clinical assessment on patient-candidates for the rehab unit
  • Communicates findings on patients to the Medical Director and the Inpatient Rehab director
  • Our emphasis for this position is  on high-functioning results  in a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment.

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Ohio state licensure in nursing (RN) is required.
  • MDS RN highly preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ clinical experience in acute hospital, SNF, LTACH or rehab hospital.   
  • If no recent IRF-PPS experience, we will consider MDS-RUGs experience.
  • Clinical assessment skills required.