Essex Group Management Corp. MMQ Nurse in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

MMQ Nurse

Location

Tewksbury, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: MMQ Nurse

Company Description:

The Blaire House of Tewksbury is an esteemed 131-bed skilled nursing center. We are family owned and operated by the Essex Group Management Corp, servicing the health care needs of seniors for over 50 years. We specialize in Short and Long Term care, Rehab, Sub-acute care, and Alzheimer's Specialty care. Our facility also hosts an Assisted Living Facility, Adult Day Health Center, Senior Transportation and Home Care Services. Our Nursing team utilizes Electronic Medical Records and are trained on state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Job Summary:

  • Review all patient care records including but not limited to flow sheets, care plans, nurses' notes and doctor’s orders at assigned facilities.

  • Submit all reports regarding facility compliance in meeting regulatory requirements to the operations office as requested.

  • Conduct Medicaid MMQ audit, submits Medicaid MMQ document, and completes full house audit at each site to assure accuracy and compliance. Works with other Nursing Financial Documentation Coordinators to assure all facilities are in time compliance.

  • Conduct on-site training with nurse managers in regard to documentation.

  • Demonstrate dependability, honesty and industriousness.

  • Cooperate with other members of the health care team and personnel from other departments in order to meet the total needs of the residents and the facility.

  • Attend meetings as required by the Corporation and the Executive Director.

  • Attend and participate in orientation and in-service programs; participate in continued on the-job training.

  • Possess genuine interest in geriatric nursing.

  • Possess willingness to work with realization that errors and incompetence may have serious consequences for patients.

Qualifications:

  • EDUCATION: RN graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Current licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners. Ability to speak, read, and write English. Ability to follow written and oral direction.

  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: At least one year of nursing experience in a long term care setting. Previous audit experience in area of Medicare and/or case mix helpful. Understanding of reimbursement issues and systems at Federal and State levels. Thorough knowledge of principles and methods involved in in-service instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel. Knowledge of current rules and regulations pertaining to the long term care industry for Federal and State levels. Working knowledge of computers.

  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Good physical and mental health. Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment. Visual and auditory acuity to detect medical records discrepancies. Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (50) lbs., and be able to carry objects. Must be able to push and pull, and continuously walk, sit and stand. Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictate.