The RN Coord PAI effectively communicates and collaborates with internal and external clinical professionals in the coordination of patient placement and care. Assists the Case Management staff to efficiently organize and manage the patients (e.g. provides the CM staff with CMG LOS as a guide to projected LOS). Works closely with the interdisciplinary team on data collection. Coordinates with Medical Records to ensure correct coding and documentation. Provides feedback to all parties who document in the medical record (physicians, nursing, therapy) regarding documentation to support the inpatient rehabilitation admission. Provides timely and accurate transmission of information to CMS and UDSMR. Maintains accurate electronic database. Other tasks as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Negotiating skills which support the ability to interact with physicians, nursing staff, discharge planners and payers.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of clinical services, normative and health benefit plans, particularly coverage and limitation clauses.
Minimum 5 years clinical experience with coding or RN experience.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.