MDS Coordinator (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity An established long-term care facility located in the Bronx is actively seeking a self-motivated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) for a promising opportunity on their staff as an MDS Coordinator. In this role, the MDS Coordinator (RN) coordinates and completes the MDS with appropriate CAAs and trigger worksheets. Apply today! Company Description Long-term Care Facility Job Description The MDS Coordinator (RN): * Determines assessment reference dates * Interviews appropriate unit staff * Reviews rehab software for unscheduled assessments * Reviews resident care plans using information available and resident care plan library during MDS completion window * Reviews resident's medical history * Updates resident care plan library as necessary * Monitors follow-through of resident care plans with Unit Managers, report non-compliance to DNS * Audits Resident's Medical Record for QA for areas with MDS relevance * Ensures correct/timely computer input * Remains current/seeks appropriate in-servicing Required Skills * Active New York State Registered Nurse license * Prior MDS experience * Interest in the needs of the aged and chronically ill, with the ability to work with the elderly * Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties * Working knowledge of MDS and PPS process * Knowledge of Submission Process and Interpretation of Validation Reports Desired Skills * MDS certification