MDS Nurse Coordinator - Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Posted on: November 19, 2023
MDS Nurse CoordinatorMDS Nurse Coordinator
Full-time, experienced RN / LPN RAI Coordinator opportunity!
* $5,000 sign on bonus!
Responsible for overseeing the generation of Minimum Data Set (MDS)
for each Medicare patient and electronic transmission of required
data within timeframe mandated by the State. This role will also
work through care plans, and present as a point person for
communication; working in conjunction with our social worker for
Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
If you want to work in an environment where you can become your
best possible self, join us! You'll earn more than a paycheck; you
can find opportunities to grow your career through professional
development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall
health and wellness.
Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans
are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits
offered include, but are not limited to:
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Pet Insurance
* Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
* Variety of Associate Discounts
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and
military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all
applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19
Responsible for conducting and coordinating the development and
completion of resident assessments, in accordance with the
requirements of State, Federal and Company guidelines. Responsible
for overseeing the generation of Minimum Data Set (MDS) for each
Medicare patient and electronic transmission of required data
within time frame mandated by the State.
* Coordinates the development and completion of the resident
assessment (MDS) in accordance with current regulations and
guidelines, including; the implementation of CAAs and Triggers;
conducting or coordinating the interview(s) of each resident for
the resident's assessment; evaluating each resident's condition and
pertinent medical data; developing and implementing procedures with
the Director, Clinical Services for arrival of newly admitted
residents; ensuring that all assessments are completed and
transmitted in a timely manner; assisting community directors and
supervisors in scheduling the resident assessment/care plan
meetings; and contacting and assisting in scheduling participation
by outside members of the care plan team, including the resident's
representative and/or other interested family members.
* Coordinates the development of a written plan of care
(preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies
the problems/needs, the amount of care, goals to be accomplished,
and which professional service is responsible for care. Ensures
that the care plan includes measurable objectives and timetables to
meet the resident's needs, as identified in the resident's
* Ensures generation and transmission of MDS is complete and
timely. Maintains and periodically updates written policies and
procedures that govern the development, use, and implementation of
the resident assessment (MDS) and care plan. Ensures that a current
copy of the MDS Instructor's Manual is available to persons
completing portions of the MDS.
* Develops, implements, and maintains an ongoing quality assurance
program for the resident assessment/care plans. Monitors the
community's QI and QM reports to ensure that appropriate corrective
action can be implemented when potential problems occur.
* Assists the resident and Discharge Planning Coordinator in
completing the care plan portion of the resident's discharge plan.
Participates in functions involving discharge plans, as
* Participates in community surveys (inspections) made by
authorized government agencies.
* Provides leadership and participates in various committees
including Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team, Policy Advisory, and
Quality Assessment and Assurance. Provides reports and assessment
updates, as needed.
* Develops and participates in the planning, conducting, and
scheduling of timely in-service training classes that include
assessment skills or techniques needed to complete the assessment
and MDS functions of the community. Assists the In-service
Director/Educator in developing any training activities needed,
concerning resident assessment/care plan skills, including initial
or refresher courses relative to techniques for interviewing
residents, rehabilitation principles, commonly used psychotropic
drugs, care plan functions, etc. Attends and participates in annual
community in-service training programs as scheduled.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities
for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent
a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should
perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Must possess a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or
university. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a
supervisor in a hospital, nursing care community, or other related
health care facility. Must have a minimum of six (6) months
training experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing
practices. Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and
restorative nursing and medical practices, procedures, regulations
and guidelines governing long-term care.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Current State RN license.
Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on
precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using
standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to
supervisor and when to handle them personally.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires
basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work
environment and process. Has working knowledge of the
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
* Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
* Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
* Reach with hands and arms
* Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
* Climb or balance
* Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
* Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting
* Talk or hear
* Taste or smell
* Exposure to latex
* Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
* Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
* Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free
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