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Swedish Health Services Prospective Payment System Coordinator - Rehab Administration in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Prospective Payment System Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Rehab Administration at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The PPS (Prospective Payment System) Coordinator is responsible for regulatory oversight of the Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU), to include adherence with CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and IRF PPS requirements. The PPS Coordinator oversees the process of providing accurate and timely data to the appropriate federal and state entities, CARF, and CMS. Using discretion and independent judgment, the PPS Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the IRF-PAI (Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility – Patient Assessment Information) process. The PPS Coordinator oversees all aspects of data collection for the IRF-PAI to ensure the presence of supporting documentation and that the data is congruent, conducts ongoing review of the CMS data submitted and the patient's medical record to assure that the documentation is accurate, oversight regarding the length of stay in collaboration with the clinical team, and provides staff education to ensure compliance with CMS guidelines. In addition, the PPS Coordinator develops and interprets policies and procedures and acts as the primary resource for immediate problem solving in regards to FIM scoring/training, CARF survey readiness, regulatory audit requests, and ARU specific quality improvement initiatives. This position requires a positive working relationship with interdisciplinary staff as well as serving as a regulatory educator to staff. Providing back up coverage for the Admissions Coordinator-Case Manager is required.

In this position you will:

  • Collects, organizes, and analyzes operational, market, and financial data.

  • Directs and conducts detailed analysis of data.

  • Prepares and delivers presentations to various leadership groups.

  • Develops outcomes-oriented work plans for assigned projects.

  • Facilitates and manages cross-functional teams as part of sponsored work.

  • Participates in department and division meetings.

  • Coaches, educates and consults with Managers and Staff on improvement and organizational initiatives.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing.

  • 2 years Acute rehabilitation experience and a minimum of 2 years of operational consulting, project planning and development.

  • Extensive experience in analytic work and problem solving.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in hospital operations/management.

About the Cherry Hill Campus:

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 322672