Summary: Responsible for the timely scheduling, completion, and transmission of MDS.
§ Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, RN preferred.
§ Valid nursing license in the state employed.
§ Valid CPR certification.
§ One year of nursing experience preferred.
§ Monitors and guides the completion of PPS and OBRA assessments and RAPS.
§ Secondary UR Coordinator at facility.
§ Gathers information for assessments and care plans.
§ Monitors and audits MAR’s, TAR’s, flow sheets, and physician orders.
§ Assesses prospective residents in conjunction with other team members.
§ Obtains data warehoused reports and QI/QM reports.
§ Schedules and facilitates in patient/familiy care plan conferences.
§ Participates on various committees.
§ Inputs or supervises the input of MDS assessments, the transmissions to the state, and obtains receipt of validation.
§ Manages the Care Planning process.
§ Performs the functions of a nurse when required, ie. on-call.
§ Performs other tasks as assigned.
§ Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
§ Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
§ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
§ Ability to be accurate, concise and detail oriented.
§ Knowledge of RAI requirements.
§ Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
§ Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.
Participates in the gathering of data and the completion of all assigned MDS assessments, MDS Trackers and Care Plans. Participates in the inputting of all assigned MDS assessments, MDS Trackers and Care Plans into the facility computer system. Participates in the submission of all MDS related data to the state database, and obtains the related validation reports associated with the submitted data. Participates in the downloading of all QI/QM reports and any other requested reports on the CMS State site. Participates in the Weekly Medicare meeting. Participates in the scheduling and conducting of patient/family care conferences. Participates in the facility care planning process. Effectively communicates via phone, e-mail, and fax all required information per the Corporate RAI Director. Participates in Case Mix maximizing per state specific regulations. Communicates with the Corporate RAI Director the MDS assessments completed to capture acuity changes. Reports directly to the MDS Coordinator and the DNS. Prepares, completes and provides reports to the Administrator and/or Assistant Administrator. Participates in the Operational and Strategic planning for the facility as needed. Covers the duties and responsibilities of the MDS Coordinator in their absence. Responsible for all other duties as assigned.
This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.