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MDS Coordinator at Legacy of Herington

MDS Coordinator

Legacy of Herington Herington, KS Full-Time

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of the MDS process from admission to discharge. May coordinate information systems operations and education for the clinical department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Works in collaboration with facility team to assess the needs of the resident
  • Assists with coordination and management of care management meetings, to include review of resident care and setting of assessment reference dates
  • Complies with federal and state regulations regarding completion and coordination of the MDS process
  • Monitors MDS and care plan documentation for all residents
  • Ensures documentation is present in the medical record to support MDS coding
  • Maintains current MDS status of assigned residents according to state and federal guidelines
  • Supports the tracking system of MDS schedules (timeframes and due dates)
  • Maintains the frequent and accurate data entry of resident information into appropriate computerized programs
  • Completes accurate coding of the MDS with information obtained via medical record review as well as observation and interview with facility staff, resident and family members
  • As required, attends team meetings and other meeting in order to gather information, communicate changes, and maintain and update records
  • Continually updating knowledge base related to data entry and computer technology
  • As required, may participate in quality assurance activities
  • May complete electronic submission of required documentation to required databases and other entities per company policy
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Education/requirements:

RN licensure within State plus a minimum of two years MDS experience in log term care. LVN or LPN may be considered with exceptional qualifications, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have current AANAC (RAC-CT) certification or obtain it within 90 days of hire.

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