MDS Coordinator (Must be a RN or LvN)

Broadway Manor Care Center
Glendale, CA, US
Aug 30, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

Broadway Manor Care Center, a 5 star facility, is looking for an exceptional MDS Nurse to make a long term career servicing the residents.

This compassionate individual is responsible for completing an MDS for all residents according to OBRA and PPS guidelines The MDS Coordinator will be part of an elite team whose objective is to provide a clean, safe, dignified, happy and healthy environment.

Job Responsibilities

Complies with the facilitys attendance policy requiring regular, reliable, and punctual attendance

Does Physical Assessment of residents on admission, conducting or coordinating the interviewing of each resident for the residents assessment

Schedules MDS reviews and updates quarterly, annually, and as needed for significant changes in condition

Attends required meetings, e.g., stand-up meetings, in-services, PPS, triple-check, IDTs, and UR meetings

Participates in Quality Improvement Program

Maintains the MDS and PPS tracking logs

Interacts with staff within the facility, staff of other departments, and family to coordinate care processes of resident assessment and care planning

Conduct training programs for appropriate staff on the completion and use of the MDS and care planning

Manages the overall process and tracking of all Medicare/Medicaid case-mix documents in order to assure appropriate reimbursement for services provided while conducting concurrent MDS reviews to assure achievement of maximum allowable RUG categories

Tracks Medicare residents to determine continued and appropriate Medicare eligibility and benefit period by determining skilled level of need

Completes the admission and discharge assessments and maintains tracking system for admission/re- entry/discharge including timely completion of certifications and re-certifications for skilled coverage

Manages the data entry function to ensure the accuracy of the MDS and verify electronic transmissions to the state and CMS

Coordinates staff for weekly PPS and triple-check meetings, assures all participants attend, and verifies proper facility forms are used

Trains backup personnel for the Clinical Reimbursement Coordinator

Assists in the preparation of all requests from appropriate State and/or federal regulatory agencies or agents regarding payment of services (reconsideration, denials appeals, etc.)

Maintains transmission data in a systematic format and stores in a safe, locked area

Maintains a current and comprehensive knowledge of MDS and Medicare/ Medicaid reimbursement

Performs other duties or functions as assigned by the DON and/or Administrator

Education and Work Experience

Current, verifiable license as a RN or LVN in the State of California and must remain in good standing with the licensing board. The nursing license must be maintained in a current status and provide evidence of renewal as required by the facilitys policies and procedures

Prior MDS experience required. MDS Coordinator in-house facility certificate

Training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices preferred

Current First Aid and CPR Card

Company Description

Broadway Manor Care Center is a 78 bed skilled nursing facility in Glendale.

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