Nursing - MDS Coordinator (LPN) - IN, Greenfield - Job

Golden Living Centers  -  Greenfield, Indiana 46140
3/30/2020 9:35:16 AM
JOB ID: 2955486 Specialty: Nursing

   

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MDS Coordinator (LPN)

Position MDS Coordinator (LPN)
Description

As an MDS Coordinator (LPN) at Golden LivingCenters, you will ensure that our patients get the care they need and that we have the necessary resources to provide it. Your hard work and meaningful efforts will help us to continue providing the highest quality healthcare possible. You will have a direct impact on the quality of care that our patients receive and will do what it takes to provide the highest quality care. 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 MDS Coordinator (LPN) candidates who have experience in this field and are ready to go to any length to get our patients and facilities the support they need. That's because you believe in our mission here at Golden LivingCenters.

GENERAL PURPOSEn

Coordinates or assists in the development and completion of the resident assessment process per the requirements of the Federal and state regulations as well as Company policy and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

* Coordinates the development and completion of the resident assessment (MDS) per current Federal and state rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the resident assessment, including the implementation of RAPs and Triggers
* Selects the correct Assessment reference date (ARD) and correct reasons for assessment that capture all resources utilized to ensure appropriate payment by the Medicare/Medicaid systems
* Uses company standard systems (Concurrent review when available) to manage the MDS process
* Assists in the development of a comprehensive resident assessment and care plan
* Disseminates any new or updated materials involving the RAI process
* Facilitates the involvement of appropriate health professionals needed to improve or maintain the resident's functional abilities at the highest practicable level
* Creates an opportunity for family participation in the care planning process
* Ensures the timely electronic submission of face validity of all Minimum Data Sets to the state database
* Reviews the state validation reports and ensures that appropriate follow-up action is taken
* Communicates with the product champions to ensure that all new nursing employees are knowledgeable of the RAI process and receive the appropriate training as directed by their supervisor
* Communicates with the Business Office Manager and Executive Director regularly regarding default days and unassigned days
* Participates in the Medicare Part A in house review as directed by their supervisor
* Follows company standard regarding weekly communication with the Business Office Manager on all information needed for Medicare/Medicaid billing
* Understands, complies with and promotes all rules and regulations regarding residents' rights; promotes positive relationships with residents, visitors, and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance
* Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy, including documentation and reporting responsibilities
* Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
* Other duties as assigned or needed.

CODE OF CONDUCT

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

Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

* Must have a current, active license to practice as a LPN in state of practice
* Must be currently working towards RN license, which must be obtained within twelve (12) months of employment
* 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
* Demonstrates clinical at the level necessary to meet the job requirements
* Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use
* Proven written and oral communication skills
* Proven decision-making and analytical skills
* Must be able to travel, including overnight stays
* Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS

* Ability to make independent decisions on a regular basis
* Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care
* Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with an interdisciplinary care team
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
* Able to relate positively, favorably and cooperatively with others, including, employees, residents, family members, and personnel of outside agencies and organizations

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

At Golden LivingCenters, we share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time. Each of our 23 Indiana Living Centers is held to the highest clinical standards and is staffed by caring, experienced professionals. We strive to hire and retain personnel of ability, character, and dedication by providing good working conditions, training and leadership, and personal growth opportunities.

Location 00088 - Brandywine
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Shift -not applicable-
Category Nursing
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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