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  • RN Rehab Admissions Cordinator

    Job ID
    2018-46450
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Neuro Rehab
    Hours / Pay Period
    72
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    variable shifts
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    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.

    Located in Phoenix, Az,  this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health. 


    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Two years experience in rehabilitation is required.
    HS/GED
    Must possess an in-depth knowledge of rehabilitation services, regulatory/accreditation requirements.
    RN license

    PREFERRED:
    Previous experience in an Admissions Coordinator role is preferred.
    Bachelors Degree in Nursing

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