MDS Coordinator (RN)
Looking for a Registered Nurse or LPN with MDScertificationto join our team as an MDS Coordinator! Must have MDS experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assesses and determines the health status and level of care of all new admissions.
Ensures the accurate and timely completion of all MDS Assessments including PPS Medicare, quarterly, annual, significant change.
Communicates level of care for new resident to all disciplines.
Coordinates interdisciplinary participation in completing the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for each new admission to facility according to regulatory time frames. Ensures completeness and thoroughness of documentation as mandated by federal, state and medical standards.
Maintains an accurate schedule of all MDS assessments to include the proper reference dates throughout the residents stay.
Responsible for the data entry function to assure accurate data entry and electronic submission of MDS assessments.
Verifies electronic submissions of MDS, performs corrections when necessary and maintains appropriate records.
Coordinates interdisciplinary participation in completing the MDS for each resident according to regulatory time frames. Ensures completeness and thoroughness of documentation as mandated by federal and state standards.
Schedules and conducts resident care conferences in compliance with state and federal regulations and ensures completion of all MDS reviews prior to resident care conference.
Assists disciplines in formulating and revising care plans. Ensures that residents present/potential problems are identified and prioritized; realistic goals are established and nursing intervention is appropriate.
Evaluates resident care plans for comprehensiveness and individuality.
Assesses the achievement or lack of achievement of desired outcomes. Ensures that residents care plan is reassessed and revised appropriately.
Responsible for all level of care changes within the facility. Notifies all departments when a level of care change has been made.
Generates appropriate forms to complete level of acuity and changes. Transmits forms to the appropriate agency for processing as required by state law.
Other duties as assigned.
Must hold a current Registered Nurse License for the state of Illinois or LPN with MDS certification
MDS experience in a Long Term Care facility
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.