Next Step Health Care MDS Coordinator/RN in South Dennis, Massachusetts
Do you thrive in a customer driven culture? Do you love working with the elderly? Come join our team of dedicated healthcare providers who are committed to providing the quality care that our patients deserve. South Dennis Healthcare is seeking an experienced MDS Coordinator for a full-time position. The responsibilities of the MDS Coordinator includes but is not limited to overseeing and coordinating of developments and completions of the member assessment ( MDS / PPS) in accordance with current Federal and state regulations.
Duties of the MDS/PPS Coordinator include but are not limited to:
Completes assessments, Minimum Data Set (MDS} and care plans for all residents assigned.
Monitors completion of MDS by other disciplines within timeframes prescribed by regulatory guidelines.
Ensures accurate, timely completion of the MDS/RAPs/Triggers sheet for assigned residents.
Initiates care plans and supporting activities that will result in best possible outcome for assigned residents.
Conducts Utilization Review meeting. Ensures that all disciplines have updated and accurate information.
Maintains and updates all care plans and assessments for assigned residents on a quarterly basis (at minimum) and adds/deletes issues as necessary.
Reviews all resident incidents and accidents and the 24-hour report daily to ensure that care plans for assigned residents reflect current and changing needs.
Responsibilities and requirements for MDS / PPS Nurse Coordinator:
Valid RN License in the state of MA
Clinical experience, education or specialty skills specific to geriatrics is desired.
Great interpersonal skills for effective daily interaction with Residents, family members and all members of the Interdisciplinary Team
Must have knowledge in PPS assessment as well as OBRA compliance.
Must be a self-starter and a high attention to accuracy and details and possess good time management skills
Must have at least 1 year of MDS coordinator experience. Additional experience and performance achievements preferred.
Next Step Healthcare is the largest post acute care provider in Massachusetts. We offer comprehensive benefits and competitive compensation plans. Next Step Healthcare brings a refreshing new approach!
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