Rehab Intake Specialist

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Dallas, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Dallas

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Education to commiserate with required licensure (see below)

REQIRED EXPERIENCE: 5 Years experience in clinical care and/or case management.

Licensed in Texas (RN, PT, OT, ST, RT, LBSW, MSW) Upon Hire.  CPI within 60 days of hire.

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

-Performs intake assessments in hospital and externally as needed.
-Reviews patient chart and talks to patient/family and health care providers about admission to the inpatient rehabilitation unit.
-Works with discharge planners to suggest alternative levels of care if patient is not appropriate for inpatient rehab.
-Documents consultation in medical record. Utilizes available resources for finding appropriate in-house and external patients such as admission list, surgery schedule, and therapy documentation.
-May assist with or perform insurance verification and authorization prior to rehab admission. -Contacts the Inpatient Rehab Physician(s) to discuss findings.
-Gathers any other data needed and gives it to the physician so the physician can make an informed decision on whether or not the patient is appropriate for inpatient rehab.

-Keeps current on appropriate regulations regarding admission to inpatient rehab and educates referral sources on appropriate admissions.
-Assists to change case mix as needed to maintain compliance with regulations.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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