MDS Coordinator
AdCare Health Systems - LaGrange, GA

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DESCRIPTION

Responsible for coordinating documentation of resident care plans and records by the interdisciplinary team assuring compliance with State and Federal regulations. Will serve as a resource for all disciplines in meeting residents' needs.

DUTIES

  • Timely completion of MDS Assessments according to federal and state regulation.
  • Responsible for creating, maintaining, and updating resident specific care plans.
  • Functions as nursing representative for care conferences.
  • Monitors work of staff in nursing and other departments who contribute to the information on care plans and MDS Assessments.
  • Responsible for data entry on care plans and MDS Assessments.
  • Participates in the QA process.
  • Attends nursing department meetings.
  • Attends workshops and reads literature in order to stay current with changes in long term care regulations; presents same to facility staff as appropriate.
  • Perform in-services and one-on-one training sessions as needs are identified.
  • Recommends changes in resident care, treatment, medications as needed.
  • Ensures documentation is present in medical record to support MDS coding.
  • Completes accurate coding of MDS with information obtained from medical review; resident, family and staff interviews.
  • Adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures according to universal precautions.
  • Respects and maintain residents' dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality.
  • Promotes positive public relations for the facility and for AdCare.
  • Adheres to facility dress code, and maintains good personal hygiene practices.
  • Displays courteous, tactful, helpful manner with residents, families, visitors and fellow employees.
  • Maintains conscientious attendance within the standards of the personnel policies.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be in good standing with Board of Nursing.
  • Previous LTC-Geriatric nursing experience preferred.
  • Effective written and oral communication.
  • Ability to demonstrate independent judgment.
  • Knowledge of computer skills.
  • Full understanding of State & Federal LTC regulations.
  • Thorough training/knowledge in writing/updating care plans.
  • Able to assess handwritten and typed documents to find errors.
  • Must be knowledgeable about reimbursement rules and procedures.
  • Current State nurse license.
  • CEU's as required by State.
  • Timely completion of MDS Assessments according to federal and state regulation.
  • Responsible for creating, maintaining, and updating resident specific care plans.
  • Functions as nursing representative for care conferences.
  • Monitors work of staff in nursing and other departments who contribute to the information on care plans and MDS Assessments.
  • Responsible for data entry on care plans and MDS Assessments.
  • Participates in the QA process.
  • Attends nursing department meetings.
  • Attends workshops and reads literature in order to stay current with changes in long term care regulations; presents same to facility staff as appropriate.
  • Perform in-services and one-on-one training sessions as needs are identified.
  • Recommends changes in resident care, treatment, medications as needed.
  • Ensures documentation is present in medical record to support MDS coding.
  • Completes accurate coding of MDS with information obtained from medical review; resident, family and staff interviews.
  • Adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures according to universal precautions.
  • Respects and maintain residents' dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality.
  • Promotes positive public relations for the facility and for AdCare.
  • Adheres to facility dress code, and maintains good personal hygiene practices.
  • Displays courteous, tactful, helpful manner with residents, families, visitors and fellow employees.
  • Maintains conscientious attendance within the standards of the personnel policies.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

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