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MDS Coordinator Massachusetts

Newton, MA 02456

Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities Job Number: CO179

Job Description

Full Time MDS Coordinator Needed outside of Boston!

*Full time and permanent position*

REF: CO179

 

MDS Coordinator (RN) Registered Nurse             

 
A senior living community located in outside of Boston provides living opportunities for 65+ by offering a host of hospitality, wellness and health care services. 
The MDS nurse is typically a registered nurse (RN) who conducts federally mandated assessments of the patients at a long-term health care facility. MDS nurses are responsible for collecting integral data and compiling it into a thorough report for further research at their facility.
 
HOURS/SHIFTS AVAILABLE:  Exempt, Full Time (40) hours
 
JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Complies with all computer policies, system user protocols, uses Outlook for scheduling, and stores 
  • Maintains a schedule of MDS assessment dates. 
  • Monitors compliance of the Interdisciplinary Team in meeting time deadlines to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Participates in the analysis of the quality indicator data along with the CQI Coordinator, DNS,
  • Nursing Supervisors, and other team members to identify actual or potential quality issues.
  • Assumes the “Supervisor in Charge” position as required and participates in the on call rotation on weekends.
  • Conduct trainings for appropriate team members related to programs attended, sharing knowledge gained.
  • Serve on various committees of the skilled nursing facility (i.e., CQI, Care Planning, etc.)
  • Reports on topics and follow up as directed by committee.
  • Identifies possible CQI initiatives via statistical data gathered and monthly QI indicator reports when available.
  • Makes recommendations regarding QI activities to effect changes in  operations and assure compliance with regulatory requirements when available.
  • Participate in coordinating the interdisciplinary team assessment of each resident quarterly and as needed.
  • Documents pertinent findings in the CAA notes and ensure that other IDC team members document their pertinent findings in assigned CAA notes.
  • Prepares a concise quarterly, or as needed, note for each resident and/or responsible party that details the resident’s overall status over the last three months.
  • Performs informal chart audits with each MDS assessment.
  • Promotes participation by the resident whenever feasible in the development of the ICP.
  • Coordinates the completion of facility specific assessment forms.
  • Performs AIMS testing semi-annually as needed.
  • Reviews consultant notes during the assessment period for areas of concern and addresses them with the licensed team member for interventions and informs the DNS of concerns.
  • Looks up and reports to the team all proper ICD-10 codes to utilize on all admissions PRIOR to admission.
  • Performs triple check with Billing and Rehab.
  • Initiates and ensures completion of all Medicare Certifications by MD/NP
  • Assigns quarterly assessments and ensures they are completed by the household nurses deal tactfully with team members, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/staff, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret department programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Must attend and participate in continuing educational programs.
  • Must have valid state of residence driver’s license.
  • May be required to use personal vehicle.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have, as a minimum, 3 year(s) of experience in long-term care setting, or other related health care facility.
  • Must have working knowledge of MDS/RAI process and OBRA guidelines.
  • Must maintain first aid /CPR certification.
  • Must be proficient with ICD-10 Coding
  • Must be knowledgeable in Triple Check Practices and PDPM
  • Must be proficient in creating resident specific care plans.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility.
 
For more information please submit an application directly or email chelsey@ka-recruiting.com! 

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Chelsey specializes in placing health care professionals into full time permanent positions nation wide! She is happy to help you navigate the job search and find the best fit for you. When not recruiting Chelsey loves to travel and explore new cities.

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