MDS Coordinator

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Syracuse, NY

Industry: Patient Care

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Less than 5 years

Posted 332 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center - Syracuse, NY

We only require qualified RN's to apply, willing to learn how to become an experienced MDS Coordinator, who has a willingness to work with a team, a desire to improve resident care, and the ability to coordinate resident-centered care, to join our team.

Job Duties include:

This position is responsible for ensuring appropriate reimbursement of Medicare and/or Medicaid Residents through the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process.

  • Set up charting schedules on designated LTC unit for the completion of CNN’s for scheduled MDS’
  • Review patient records for doctor’s notes, therapy notes, hospital records, interdisciplinary assessments, flow sheets, and care plan
  • Collect data for appropriate time frames / complete the MDS
  • Clarify documentation as needed with appropriate disciplines
  • Complete / update CAA documentation for triggered CAA’S in RNAC’s designated sections
  • File CAA notes in assessment section of patient charts
  • Review patient care plans to make sure triggered areas are addressed in the patient care plan as appropriate
  • Communicate any discrepancies in documentation to the Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, or appropriate discipline

Qualifications:

  • RN or good standing with the state licensure board
  • 2years of long-term care experience
  • Preferred ) Possess excellent assessment and computer skills and use those skills to accurately code the MDS per RAI guidelines
  • Good communication skills and the ability to develop a rapport with coworkers, residents, and families

Job Type: Full-time

Requiredexperience:

  • Long Term Care: 1year

Required license or certification:

  • RN