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Research Medical Center

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Kansas City, MO, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 09727-72624
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you looking for a work environment as a PPS Coordinator, Inpatient Acute Rehab where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application with Research Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At RMC, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues?  Join the Research Medical Center family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious IRF PPS Coordinator to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

Job Summary

The IRF PPS Coordinator functions under the Rehab Program Director.  Provides coordination for the timely and accurate completion of the Patient Assessment Instrument for each rehabilitation inpatient.  This individual provides clinical support in completion of data contained in the PAI for each patient to ensure accuracy in the scoring of functional status and reflection of the patient’s care needs.  In addition, this position may assist in the ongoing monitoring of identified benchmarks for the inpatient population.


  • Thoroughly researches clinical documentation for evidence of co-morbid conditions. Verifies accuracy of coding under direction of attending Rehab physician.
  • Responsible for staff education to improve FIM score accuracy.
  • Reviews clinical documentation and makes recommendations to clinical supervisors in areas needing improvement to support and validate rehab criteria compliance. 
  • Oversees/completes and ensures the accuracy and the completion of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) prior to electronic transmission.
  • Serves as an information source and educator to IRF-PAI users.
  • Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to make the most accurate assessment of the needs and strengths of patients.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of the PAI software and provides expertise on this software within the inpatient rehab setting.
  • Provides ongoing education to the staff of the hospital to ensure accurate and timely completion of the PAI.
  • Maintain updated and ongoing knowledge of the regulations concerning the PAI and its completion within the inpatient rehab setting.
  • Verifies appropriate CMG designation through chart review, staff interview and collaboration with Rehab Medical Director
  • Coordinates the completion of the admission assessment of the PAI by the fourth (4th) day of the patient’s stays and the fifth (5th) day following discharge for each inpatient rehabilitation patient. May require discussions/interactions with various staff members concerning differences in reported functional status to complete the PAI. Submits completed IRF PAI to HIM Department for coding transmittal.
  • Periodically audits PAI, clinical documentation and billing information to ensure accuracy and consistency of documentation. Works closely and collaboratively with all members of the clinical team to ensure compliance at all levels.
  • Demonstrates effective critical thinking skills.


What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Licensed Professional in a clinical health care specialty (i.e. RN, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Therapist) with 2+ years of experience in an acute hospital or rehabilitation setting.
  • Current state licensure in clinical practice area or eligible for state license transfer.
  • Effective verbal, written and persuasive communication skills.
  • Ability to operate basic computer and data management software
  • Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
  • CARE Tool credentialed within 90 days of hire 
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and Interpersonal skills required.
  • Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.


At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.  Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, RMC embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses.  To ensure that we exceed our patients’ health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties in our 590-bed facility.

Several of our renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Neuroscience Institute and Women’s Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! 

 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

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