MDS Coordinator
Vivage - Denver, CO

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VIVAGE Quality Health Partners, a Quality Life Management and Pinon Management company, is seeking a MDS COORDINATOR at Highline Rehabilitation and Care Community , located in Denver, Colorado . VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is a nationally-recognized Long Term Care management company that currently manages 27+ skilled nursing facilities throughout Colorado, 16 in the Denver metro area, 11 rural locations including Greeley, Grand Junction, Holly, Canon City, Pueblo, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Oklahoma Pan Handle. We have approximately 2,200 employees and over 2,100 healthcare beds. Levels of care at our VIVAGE facilities include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Long Term Care, sub-acute ventilator dependence as well as specialty Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Assisted Living care. We have been in Colorado for over 55 years of combined successful outcomes by Quality Life Management and Piñon Management, providing services that enhance and improve operations and consumer satisfaction. VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy, bringing the “quality of life in aging” and “living well.”

Many of our homes are Eden registered. We invite you to apply for these opportunities. For consideration, please apply online at www.VIVAGE.com Careers . VIVAGE offers a competitive salary in addition to excellent employee benefits.

To learn more about us and the homes we manage, please visit our website at www.VIVAGE.com . VIVAGE brings “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

EOE M/F/D/V

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The primary responsibility of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate resident care with other departments.

Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.

Provide resident care according to physician orders.

Administer medications and treatments.

Communicate changes in resident's condition.

Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.

Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.

Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.

Complete accident/incident reports.

Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements.

Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.

Assist nursing management with budgetary development and control.

Coordinate adequate pharmaceutical supplies with consulting pharmacy.

Respond to family concerns and complaints.

Establish open lines of communication between all nursing personnel.

Assure that resident abuse does not occur.

Respond to all resident call bells regardless of assignment.

May act in the absence of the Director of Nursing or Administrator/Executive Director.

Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.

Maintains safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.

Attend care plan meetings as assigned.

Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

Perform all other duties, as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.

RN experience preferred.

Experience

Minimum of one year experience as a MDS.

Knowledge of MDS software and MDS state and federal regulations.

Specific Requirements

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must posses the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.

Must not pose a direct threat to the heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Skills

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must posses the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.

Must not pose a direct threat to the heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.

RN experience preferred.

Minimum of one year experience as a MDS.

Knowledge of MDS software and MDS state and federal regulations.

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