RN MDS Coordinator

New Haven, CT
Jan 30, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
This individual is accountable to the Director of Nursing for the coordination of the resident care as decided upon thru family, residents and/or interdisciplinary care plan meetings. This individual is responsible for completing the patient MDS in a timely and accurate manner. This individual is responsible for the oversight of the MDS department to assure that the assessments are done in a timely and accurate fashion.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Stays current with any changes related to MDS and Quality Indicators
    Provides education to the nursing staff and therapy staff related to new standards and changes for the MDS
  • 2. Works collaboratively with nursing and therapy.
  • 3. Completes MDS's in a timely fashion for submission and billing each month.
  • 4. Ensure RUG scores are the highest possible and appropriate to meet financial targets set.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Registered Nurse with 3-5 years experience

    EXPERIENCE:
    Experience completing MDS and submission to the CMS

    LICENSURE:
    Current BLS at the Health Care Provider Level,
    Current license to practice Nursing in the state of Connecticut ( CT RN license )

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:
    Effective interpersonal skills
    Good organizational skills

    ACCOUNTABILITY:
    Accountable for the accurate completion and submission of the MDS in a timely fashion
    Ensure RUG scores are the highest possible and appropriate to meet financial targets set.
    Works collaboratively with nursing and therapy.
    Completes MDS's in a timely fashion for submission and billing each month.
    Stays current with any changes related to MDS and Quality Indicators

    COMPLEXITY:
    Detail oriented

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    Job Info

    Job: 5301

    Department: Nursing Admin
    Category: Nursing-staff
    Sub Category: CASE MGMT/UTIL REV
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 40.00