Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) Coordinator - Inpatient Rehab - HCA (Arlington, Texas)
Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:37 PM
PAI CoordinatorInpatient Rehab FacilityThe Inpatient Rehab Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) Coordinator functions under the Rehab Program Director. Provides coordination for the timely and accurate completion of the Patient Assessment Instrument for each rehabilitation inpatient. This individual provides clinical support in completion of data contained in the PAI for each patient to ensure accuracy in the scoring of functional status and reflection of the patient's care needs. In addition, this position may assist in the ongoing monitoring of identified benchmarks for the inpatient population. The PAI Coordinator will have access to confidential patient information and maintains confidentiality of all information. Thoroughly researches clinical documentation for evidence of comorbid conditions. Verifies accuracy of coding under direction of attending Rehab physician. Responsible for staff education to improve FIM score accuracy. Reviews clinical documentation and makes recommendations to clinical supervisors in areas needing improvement to support and validate rehab criteria compliance. Oversees/completes and ensures the accuracy and the completion of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) prior to electronic transmission. Serve as an information source and educator to IRF-PAI users. Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to make the most accurate assessment of the needs and strengths of patients. Maintain a current knowledge of the PAI software and provided expertise on this software within the inpatient rehab setting. Provided ongoing education to the staff of the hospital to ensure accurate and timely completion of the PAI. Maintain updated CMG designation through chart review, staff interview and collaboration with Rehab Medical Director.Coordinates the completion of the admission assessment of the PAI by the fourth (4th) day of the patients stays and the fifth(5th) day following discharge for each inpatient rehabilitation patient. May require discussion/interactions with various staff members concerning differences in reported functional status to complete PAI. Submits completed IRF PAI to HIM Department for coding transmittal. Periodically audits PAI, clinical documentation and billing information to ensure accuracy and consistency of documentation. Works closely and collaboratively with all members of the clinical team to ensure compliance at all levels. Demonstrates effective critical thinking skills. Authorized to access secure drug and biological storage areas when completing a medication management orientation and when necessary to perform the assigned duties.
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• Location: Fort Worth
• Post ID: 48724843 fortworth