RN MDS Coordinator

Company: National Health Care Associates ( Learn More )

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US-VT-Rutland
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Full-Time
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Job Description MAJOR PURPOSE: Responsible for overseeing comprehensive resident care plans through clinical assessment, review of resident's medical history, personal interviews and completion of MDS. Responsible for coordinating interdisciplinary resident care conferences with Social Services staff. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: 1. Coordinates and completes the MDS with appropriate CAAs and trigger worksheets; determines assessment reference dates. 2. Reviews resident's medical history. 3. Interviews appropriate unit staff. 4. Reviews resident care plans using information available and resident care plan library during MDS completion window. 5. Daily review of rehab software for unscheduled assessments. OTHER DUTIES: 1. Updates resident care plan library as necessary. 2. Monitors follow-through of resident care plans with Unit Managers, report non-compliance to DNS. 3. Audits Resident's Medical Record for Q.A. for areas with MDS relevance. 4. Ensures correct/timely computer input. 5. Remains current/seeks appropriate in-servicing. EXPECTATIONS: 1. Presents a neat appearance with a pleasant speaking voice and personality. Must be punctual. 2. Works with a minimum of supervision. 3. Discusses any problems, needs or concerns which arise with the Administrator or DNS/ADNS. 4. Attends in-service educational classes and on-the-job training programs as directed. 5. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and a positive image throughout the facility. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ability to read, write and comprehend English; ability to follow oral and written instruction. 2. Interest in the needs of the aged and chronically ill, with the ability to work with the elderly. 3. Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties. 4. Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position assignments. 5. Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of employment. 6. Has working knowledge of MDS and PPS process 7. Knowledge of Submission Process and Interpretation of Validation Reports 8. MDS certified preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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