RN Rehab Admissions Coordinator

Job ID
2020-135601
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Neuro Rehab
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, occasional weekends
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

The Rehabilitation Admissions Coordinator performs activities and duties related to pre-admission evaluation and admission of patients to the inpatient rehabilitation unit. The goal of the coordinator in this role is to identify patients who meet program criteria and who will benefit from an treatment in an acute rehabilitation program. Included in this role, is the ability to review medical records to gather information to complete the pre-admission screening tool to review the appropriateness of the patient for admission, with MD collaboration and case management to facilitate transfer in a timely manner; ensures that benefit authorization are completed as required; determines with nursing/others, bed and team assignments; builds relationships with external referral sources; gathers/tracks data to be utilized in planning; ensures compliance with regulatory/accreditation organization.

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Qualifications

Minimum:

 

HS/GED

AZ RN license.

Two years experience in rehabilitation is required.
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of rehabilitation services, regulatory/accreditation requirements.


Preferred:


Bachelors Degree in Nursing.

Previous experience in an Admissions Coordinator role is preferred.

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