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Acute Rehab RN/PPS Coordinator

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Signet - Knox Community Hospital, Ohio
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Support Staff


We are hiring a full-time Acute Rehab Registered Nurse with MDS/PPS experience for our acute inpatient rehabilitation program at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ohio.


This position has a beginning salary range of $75,000 - $85,000, depending on experience plus a great benefits package. 


MDS coordinators assess and monitor proper treatment for patients.  MDS Coordinators are responsible for ensuring compliance and submitting the information required by Medicare to be submitted to CMS.


Responsibilities are:

  • Coordinates the data collection on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) for completion and timely submission of data to CMS and ensures the presence of supporting documentation.
  • Provides staff education to ensure compliance with CMS guidelines.
  • Coordinates all efforts for immediate issue resolution concerning The Care Tool.
  • Provides guidance to rehab physicians and clinical team on capturing comorbid 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 submission of the IRF-PAI.
  • Reports key metrics to the leadership team at daily team meetings and weekly team conferences.
  • Coordinates Pre-Admission Screenings, PAS/ pre-admission assessment.
  • Works with inpatient coding staff to identify and document all applicable codes concurrently.
  • Our focus for this position is on high-quality results in a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment.


We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current unencumbered Ohio state license required.
  • MDS experience.
  • Two years’ or more clinical experience in acute inpatient rehabilitation or Long term care (LTC).
  • Experience with ICD 10 coding.
  • Knowledge of IRF PPS QRP preferred.
  • If no recent IRF-PPS experience, we will consider MDS-RUGs experience.
  • Clinical assessment skills required.

EOE - We are committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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