Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: MAIN CAMPUS
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2023
Location: Main Campus
Department: REHAB ADMINISTRATION
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, 40
Assumes responsibility of timely screening of patients referred for short term rehabilitation to IRF, Lakeland Swing Bed and Lakeland Villa. Responsible for collecting necessary information to assist Rehabilitation Medical Director, Lakeland Swing Bed Coordinator or Lakeland Villa Admissions Team in order to make the final determination for admission. Includes interdisciplinary team involved in patient care to decision making process as needed. Responsibility of timely documentation of Pre-Admission Screening within CMS guidelines. Timely communication and documentation of screening progress and results to referral sources including referring physicians. Assist in IRF-PAI completion and submission process. Development and maintenance of customer relations with internal and external referral sources. Demonstrating accountability to meet SGMC and Rehabilitation Department financial goals regarding number of admission and appropriateness of admissions (for IRF the 60/40 rule; medical necessity in all settings. Responsibilities include program development, quality improvement, and problem-solving of referral admission barriers. Maintains atmosphere which ensures South Georgia Medical Centers’ mission, vision, values, and code of conduct, goals, policies and standards are consistently supported and enforced. Education of referral sources regarding admission /CMS criteria for all post-acute levels of care.
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WORKING CONDITIONS- ADA INFORMATION:
Works primarily in hospital or clinical setting. Requires considerable standing, mental effort, walking, bending, stooping, lifting, in excess of fifty (50) pounds, pushing objects (wheelchairs, and beds). Comfortable setting indoors, schedules may include working weekends and holidays. May be subjected to high levels of stress. Likely to be exposed to blood and body fluids, including infectious diseases, on a daily basis. Uses medical equipment, computer, telecommunication devices and patient information systems.