Inpatient Rehab PAI Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Texsan

Inpatient Rehab PAI Coordinator

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators • Job ID: 190848
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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Rehab department. Submit your application today!  



We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Seeking a Rehab Coordinator to join our team. Under the supervision of the division Director, the Admissions Coordinator is responsible for ensuring efficiency with the established referral and admission processes for the San Antonio Division. The coordinator will collaborate daily with department personnel and division wide stakeholders involved in the referral and admission processes to ensure all needs are being met.


What you will do in this role:
  • 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. Serves as an information source and educator to IRF-PAI users. Serves as FIM credentialing coordinator; ensures facility FIM compliance is met.

  • Maintain a current knowledge of the PAI software and provides expertise on this software within the inpatient rehab setting. Maintain updated and ongoing knowledge of the regulations concerning the PAI and its completion within the inpatient rehab setting. Oversees/completes and ensures the accuracy and the completion of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) prior to electronic transmissions.

  • Verifies appropriate CMG designation on final UB-04through chart review, staff interview and collaboration with Rehab Medical Director. Provides ongoing education to the staff of the hospital to ensure accurate and timely completion of the PAI.

  • Coordinates the completion of the admission assessment of the PAI by the fourth (4th)day of the patient’s stay and the fifth (5th) day following discharge for each inpatient rehabilitation patient. May require discussion/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 on all levels. Demonstrates effective critical thinking skills


  • Licensed clinician, such as RN, PT, OT, ST


  • Two or more years in an acute rehabilitation setting.


  • RN, CRRN clinical experience in an acute hospital or rehabilitation setting
  • Case management related experience in inpatient rehab unit
  • Previous IRF PAI experience
  • Coding experience

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Current Texas License as applicable for profession.
  • FIM credentialed within 90 days of hire.


Methodist Hospital | Texsan

Methodist Hospital Texsan is a full service 120 bed acute care hospital specializing as one of South Texas’s premier heart and orthopedic hospitals. As an advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry.


Methodist Hospital Texsan is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We have also received the Heart Care Center National Distinction of Excellence award – the highest recognition a hospital can receive. Our excellence extends to our ICU which was awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence. Our Level IV trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient experience and efficiency. Our 30 bed Inpatient Rehab Unit has received the Rehabilitation Stroke Certification from the Joint Commission. Methodist Hospital Texsan has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row and was a recipient of the 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. For more information please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital Texsan under Locations.


Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today 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


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