Loretto Management Corporation

MDS Coordinator RN

Department
Loretto Health and Rehab LH&R - 4
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
First
Weekends Required?
No

Overview

The MDS Coordinator RN optimizes and coordinates the RUGS III process as well as MDS for non-Medicare residents. Ensures facility compliance with third party agency regulations with respect to the MDS process. Educates staff on changes to regulations.

 

Responsibilities

 TOP SIX RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively participates in resident care and discharge planning sessions.
  • Uses Loretto nursing practice standards to demonstrate appropriate assessment, evaluation and planning of resident care.
  • Communicates significant clinical changes in the resident that would alter the care plan.
  • Assesses resident's status as per regulations. Confers with team to ensure comprehensive assessment.
  • Effectively assists family members with Medicare issues as required.
  • Adheres to corporate policy and procedures and third party agency regulations.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Current NYS license and registration in good standing as a Professional Nurse.
  • 1-2 years’ experience with MDS/PRI scoring in long term care.
  • Current knowledge of MDS guidelines and updates.
  • Thorough knowledge of assessment tools and regulations regarding documentation and reimbursements; good knowledge of resource utilization group scores, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility regulations; including MDS 3.0, PRI, and Medicare Part A requirements.
  • Solid clinical knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to function independently, have flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to role model and promote a cooperative and collaborative work environment.
  • Ability to recognize and respond to emergent situations efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficient in EMR, MS Office programs with the ability to learn new software rapidly.

 

                                                                                                       

An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

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