MDS Nurse

Employer
Brookside Rehab and Nursing Center
Location
Gainesville, VA
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionSummary/Objective In keeping with our organizations goal of improving the lives of the Residents we serve, the MDS Coordinator plays a critical role in providing leadership in the management of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and utilization management process in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards.2. Assist with the development of comprehensive care plans for Residents in coordination with the MDS that accurately addresses the needs of the Resident.3. Coordinate, manage and monitor the written plan of care for each Resident of the facility that identifies the needs of the Resident and goals to be accomplished for each need.4. Assist nursing management with the coordination, management, and review of nurses notes to determine if the care plan is being followed.5. Monitor Resident status changes to ensure appropriate and timely nursing or clinical tem involvement.6. Assure MDS and support documentation are accurate representation of the Resident and meet regulatory and auditor requirements.7. Perform regular audits of documentation to assure accuracy.8. Assist nursing management with the discharge process.9. Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms and reports.10. Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.11. Maintains strict confidentiality regarding sensitive health information of Residents.12. Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to appropriate persons.13. Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Residents and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.14. Answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously when working in Resident care areas.15. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.16. Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed. RN preferredExperience required