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MDS Coordinator (RN)

Company: Waters Edge at Port Jefferson for Rehabilitatio
Location: Port Jefferson
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

MDS Coordinator (RN)The Water''s Edge at Port Jefferson for Rehabilitation and Nursing is looking for a talented and hard-working MDS Coordinator to join our ever-growing team. We are seeking qualified candidates who have experience as an RN and are committed to help our patients and facilities receive the support they need.Responsible for completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy and procedures. Acts as in-house case manager by considering all aspects of the residents care and coordinating services with physicians, families, third party payers and facility staff.Essential Job FunctionsOversees accurate and thorough completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Area Assessments (CAAs) and Care Plans, in accordance with current federal and state regulations and guidelines that govern the processActs as an in-house Case Manager demonstrating detailed knowledge of residents health status, critical thinking skills to develop an appropriate care pathway and timely communication of needed information to the resident, family, other health care professionals and third party payersProactively communicates with Administrator and Director of Nursing to identify regulatory risk, effectiveness of Facility/Community Systems that allow capture of resources provided on the MDS, clinical trends that impacts resident care, and any additional information that has an affect on the clinical and operational outcomes of the Facility/CommunityUtilizes critical thinking skills and collaborates with therapy staff to select the correct reason for assessment and Assessment Reference Date (ARD). Captures the RUG score which reflects the care and services providedDemonstrates an understanding of MDS requirements related to varied payers including Medicare, Managed Care and MedicaidEnsures timely electronic submission of all Minimum Data Sets to the state data base. Reviews state validation reports and ensures that appropriate follow-up action is takenFacilitates the Care Management Process engaging the resident, IDT and family in timely identification and resolution of barriers to discharge resulting in optimal resident outcomes and safe transition to the next care settingDirectly educates or provides company resources to the IDT members to ensure they are knowledgeable of the RAI process. Provides an overview of the MDS Coordinator and Assessor role to new employees that are involved with the RAI process. Teach and train new or updated RAI or company processes to interdisciplinary team (IDT) members as neededAnalyzes QI/QM data in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services to identify trends on a monthly basisResponsible for timely and accurate completion of Utilization Review and Triple CheckServes on, participates in, and attends various other committees of the Facility/Community (e.g., Quality Assessment and Assurance) as required, and as directed by their supervisor and AdministratorQualifications:Registered Nurse with current, active license in state of practice.Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience in a health care settingMinimum of one (1) year of experience in a long term care settingPrior experience as an MDS coordination acceptedTraining program available for RN candidates with demonstrated assessment skillsAll positions availableAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Waters Edge at Port Jefferson for Rehabilitatio, Stamford , MDS Coordinator (RN), Healthcare , Port Jefferson, Connecticut

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