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PPS Coordinator - FT Days

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Job Description:

Location AMARILLO, TX 79106 US (Primary) Career Area Allied Health Category Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT) Job Description SUMMARY: The PPS Coordinator coordinates the completion and transmission of the Inpatient Rehab Facility Patient Assessment Instrument with interdisciplinary team members accurately and within appropriate time frames. The Coordinator is responsible for education of staff regarding application of Functional Independent Measure and monitoring. The PPS Coordinator assists with collection of data and interpretation of performance improvement outcome information. PROVISION OF SERVICES: The PPS Coordinator works collaboratively with the team to optimize patient outcomes and maximize reimbursement for the organization. The Coordinator assists with the accurate processing and collection of clinical data and subsequent submission to CMS via the UDR-MR software. The Coordinator identifies trends and collaborates on performance improvement activities. The PPS Coordinator is accountable for final editing of all Patient Assessment Instruments for all patients to insure timely transmission of data. Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Join us and make a difference! Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. DISCLAIMER Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. Job Requirements EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED 1. Current state licensure as a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Therapist 2. Minimum of 2 years' clinical experience 3. Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment 4. Pass FIM competency exam 5. Good written and verbal communication skills 6. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PoiwerPoint 7. Critical thinking abilities 8. Able to work independently 9. Strong organization skills 10. Experience in rehab or skilled nursing setting preferred PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS 1. Ability to read, write and converse in English 2. Ability to bend, crouch, have hand/finger dexterity, kneel, lift/carry (25 lb. minimum) push/pull, stoop, twist, walk 3. Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop 4. Ability to tolerate prolonged sitting/standing 5. Ability to reach for and handle charts, reports, and supplies MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AIDS USED: 1. Computer 2. Telephone 3. Calculator 4. Paging system 5. Facsimile machine 6. General office equipment 7. Voice mail 8. Nurse call system 9. Pneumatic tube system

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