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Next Step Health Care MMQ Coordinator in West Newton, Massachusetts

MMQ Coordinator for West Newton Healthcare

Part Time Position

If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job ? it?s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply ?meeting the needs? of its residents.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The responsibilities of the MMQ Coordinator includes but is not limited to overseeing and coordinating of developments and completions of the member assessment (MMQ) in accordance with current Federal and state regulations, coordinating and leading the development of a comprehensive member assessment and care plan for each customer.

Duties of the MMQ Coordinator include but are not limited to:

  • Develop preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the nursing needs of each resident, utilizing the forms required by current rules or regulations and facility policies.

  • Monitors completion of MMQ by other disciplines within timeframes prescribed by regulatory guidelines.

  • Advises supervisor of incomplete and/or untimely assessments by disciplines other than nursing.

  • Complete all Admission, Conversion, Significant Change and Semi-Annual MMQs per timeframes outlined in MMQ instructions as updated by the Office of Long Term Care.

  • Initiates care plans and supporting activities that will result in best possible outcome for assigned residents.

Responsibilities and requirements for MMQ Nurse Coordinator:

  • Valid RN or LPN License in the state of MA

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a long-term care setting, preferred.

  • Clinical experience, education or specialty skills specific to geriatrics is desired.

  • Strong knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long term care.

  • 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

  • Ability to make independent decisions and follow through with limited supervision.

  • Must have at least 1 year of MDS/MMQ coordinator experience.

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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