Coord RN Assessment

Golden Living Centers 5955 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite 500 -  Indianapolis, Indiana 46203
1/18/2018 7:00:45 AM
JOB ID: ADM-18-00008 Specialty: Administrative Support

   

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JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Your efforts and expertise a Float MDS Coordinator / RN Assessment Coordinator at Golden LivingCenters ensure that our patients receive the care they need and that we have the necessary resources to provide it. In this critical position, which is vital to helping us continue to provide the highest quality healthcare possible, you will have a direct and meaningful impact on the quality of care that our patients receive. Your outcome-focused work will leave you feeling empowered at the end of each day because you'll know you've made a difference in the lives of our patients.We are seeking qualified candidates who have experience as an MDS Coordinator / RN Assessment Coordinator and are committed to help our patients and facilities receive the support they need.

General PURPOSE

Responsible for completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy and procedures. Acts as in-house case manager by considering all aspects of the resident's care and coordinating services with physicians, families, third party payers and facility staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Accurate and thorough completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Area Assessments (CAA's) and Care Plans, in accordance with current federal and state regulations and guidelines that govern the process
  • Acts as an in-house Case Manager demonstrating detailed knowledge of residents health status, critical thinking skills to develop an appropriate care pathway and timely communication of needed information to the resident, family, other health care professionals and third party payers
  • Proactively communicates with ED and DNS to identify regulatory risk, effectiveness of Living Center Systems that allow capture of resources provided on the MDS, clinical trends that impacts resident care, and any additional information that has an affect on the clinical and operational outcomes of the Living Center
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and collaborates with therapy staff to select the correct reason for assessment and Assessment Reference Date (ARD). Captures the RUG score which reflects the care and services provided
  • Demonstrates an understanding of MDS requirements related to varied payers including Medicare, Managed Care and Medicaid
  • Ensures timely electronic submission of all Minimum Data Sets to the state data base. Reviews state validation reports and ensures that appropriate follow-up action is taken
  • Facilitates the Care Management Process engaging the resident, IDT and family in timely identification and resolution of barriers to discharge resulting in optimal resident outcomes and safe transition to the next care setting
  • Directly educates or provides company resources to the IDT members to ensure they are knowledgeable of the RAI process. Provides an overview of the RNAC role to new employees that are involved with the RAI process. Teach and train new or updated RAI or company processes to interdisciplinary team (IDT) members as needed
  • Analyzes QI/QM data in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services to identify trends on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of Triple Check
  • Serves on, participates in, and attends various other committees of the Living Center (e.g., Quality Assessment and Assurance) as required, and as directed by their supervisor

CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.




QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse with current, active license in state of practice
  • Must hold and maintain a current CPR certification
  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience in a health care setting
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a long term care setting
  • Prior experience as an MDS coordinator with demonstrated expertise
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS

  • Clinical assessment skills at the level necessary to meet the job requirements
  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use
  • Knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care
  • Knowledge of Medicare regulations and coverage guidelines as related to skilled nursing
  • Knowledge of case mix guidelines as indicated by state specific reimbursement model
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care
  • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Proven decision making and analytical skill with ability to make independent decisions on a regular basis
  • Capable of researching new methods and principles to incorporate them into existing nursing practices
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee, and company proprietary information
  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with residents, families and other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.


COMPANY PROFILE

Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.



Position: Full-Time
Shift: Days

Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, Indiana


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