REHABILITATION SERVS COORD
Company: Sparrow Health System
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Job ID: 33031 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description
General Purpose of Job: Provide
Positions Location: Lansing, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Provide pre-admission evaluations for patients referred for
treatment to the inpatient rehabilitation program. Obtain
appropriate pre-certifications with appropriate payers. Adheres to
pre-admission guidelines prescribed by CMS, Interqual, Blue Cross
and other insurance providers and managed care programs.
Establishes referral bases with professionals within the Sparrow
Health System and other external agencies.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential
duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to
perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership
has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
- Performs pre-admission screening of all patients referred to
the inpatient rehabilitation program. This includes chart review,
interview with patient / family and collaboration with current
patient caregivers (i.e., RN, Physicians, Therapists etc.) with
attention to the patients rehab potential, therapy progress,
discharge plan and feasibility and special equipment
- Develops functional short and long-term goals to determine if
the patient has met the admission guidelines established by the
- Performs pre-certifications of patients that have met the
pre-admission guidelines communicating the rehab plan of
- Provides recommendations as to the appropriate levels of care
for patients not admitted to the inpatient rehabilitation
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of funding and admission
guidelines established by CMS, Interqual, third party insurance,
no-fault auto and managed care organizations.
- Communicates patient information to relevant members of the
- Acts as liaison between members of the health care team, the
patient / family, funders and external case managers.
- Provides timely feedback / statistics on referral information
including, but not limited to referral source, diagnosis, payer
mix, patient demographics etc. for program development.
- Performs tours of the inpatient rehabilitation facilities to
patients / families and potential referral sources.
- Develops and maintains relationships with referral
- Conducts focus groups with Stakeholders and implements
corrective action when appropriate.
* Current Michigan RN Licensure and CRRN Exam eligible (Certified
Rehabilitation Registered Nurse - Certified through Association of
Rehabilitation Nurses), or * State of Michigan PT licensure, or *
State of Michigan OT licensure and registered as an Occupational
Therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational
Therapy Inc, or * State of Michigan Speech-Language Pathology
licensure and Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech/Language
Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, or
* State of Michigan COTA licensure, or * State of Michigan PTA
licensure, or * State of Michigan RT licensure
* Graduate of an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing and/or
currently enrolled in BSN program or * Graduate of an accredited
school of Physical Therapy or * Graduate of an accredited school of
Occupational Therapy or * Master's Degree in Speech/Language
Pathology from an accredited program in Speech/Language Pathology
or * Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapist
Assistant or Occupational Therapy Assistant program
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
* Familiarity with resources available for use in assessing
regulations and the parameters of third party reimbursement. *
Excellent patient assessment skills and the ability to determine
the appropriate level of rehab services. * Demonstrated expertise
in decision making, time management, oral and written
communication, and computer use. * Ability to function
independently. * Analytical skills necessary to assess trends and
data for program development. * Ability to provide informal and
formal education to patients, community organizations, payers and
other members of the health care team. * Comfortable presenting in
front of groups of 1-50 people. * Intermediate expertise with
development of PowerPoint presentations. * Intermediate expertise
with use of Excel documentation. * Experience creating and editing
marketing materials. * Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as
may be required to perform the essential duties of the job.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or
protected Veteran status.
Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health
Degree Type / Education Level
Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , REHABILITATION SERVS COORD, Other , Lansing, Michigan
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