EvergreenHealth is seeking an experienced Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) Program Coordinator to be an integral part of the interdisciplinary team on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
This person has overall census development with direct marketing within the Evergreen Healthcare system and community areas based on the management of referral information, direct patient/family assessment, coordination of admissions, referral source marketing and business development as a community liaison.
The person in this positon is responsible for assuring insurance coverage by verifying and obtaining admission pre-authorizations, continual case management of patient goals and outcomes within effective and appropriate time frames, and ensuring that payer/regulatory conditions are met while data management and clerical support tasks are performed.
1. Responsible for the admission/intake process for the unit
2. In conjunction with the interdisciplinary team, facilitates progress and recommends appropriate clinical interventions to nursing, therapy, and physicians.
3. Manages systems to insure timely reporting of business and financial data. Prepares and coordinates the preparation of IRF-PAIs (Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument), statistical, and other data
4. Performs other duties as assigned.
License, Certification, Education or Experience:
? REQUIRED for the position:
? Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable
? Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
? 2 years of nursing experience
? Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
? Knowledge of Medicare and other insurance payer contract requirements.
? DESIRED for the position:
? Master’s degree in Nursing
? Progressive experience in clinical rehabilitation nursing
? CRRN certification