Company: Little Neck Care Center
Location: Little Neck
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Little Neck Care Center - MDS Coordinator
SUMMARY: The MDS Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and
timely completion of all Medicare/Medicaid case-mix documents in
order to assure appropriate reimbursement for care and services
provided within the Facility. Conducts continual Minimum Data Set
(MDS) reviews to assure achievement of optimal allowable Resource
Utilization Group (RUG) category. Oversees the overall process and
tracking of MDS/Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) documentation
and submission. He/she will integrate nursing, dietary, social
recreation, restorative, rehabilitation and physician services to
ensure appropriate assessment and reimbursement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assesses and determines the health status and level of care of all
Ensures the accurate and timely completion of all MDS Assessments
including PDPM Medicare, quarterly, annual, significant change.
Communicates level of care for new resident to all disciplines.
Coordinates interdisciplinary participation in completing the
Minimum Data Set (MDS) for each new admission to facility according
to regulatory time frames. Ensures completeness and thoroughness of
documentation as mandated by federal, state and medical
Maintains an accurate schedule of all MDS assessments to include
the proper reference dates throughout the residents stay.
Responsible for the data entry function to assure accurate data
entry and electronic submission of MDS assessments.
Verifies electronic submissions of MDS, performs corrections when
necessary and maintains appropriate records.
Coordinates interdisciplinary participation in completing the MDS
for each resident according to regulatory time frames. Ensures
completeness and thoroughness of documentation as mandated by
federal and state standards.
Schedules and conducts resident care conferences in compliance with
state and federal regulations and ensures completion of all MDS
reviews prior to resident care conference.
Assists disciplines in formulating and revising care plans. Ensures
that residents present/potential problems are identified and
prioritized; realistic goals are established and nursing
intervention is appropriate.
Evaluates resident care plans for comprehensiveness and
Assesses the achievement or lack of achievement of desired
outcomes. Ensures that residents care plan is reassessed and
Generates appropriate forms to complete level of acuity and
changes. Transmits forms to the appropriate agency for processing
as required by state law.
QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.
Registered Nurse with current unencumbered state licensure.
Long Term Care Experience preferred.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Required to sit, stand, bend and walk regularly; lift and/or move
up to 25 pounds.
Visual and auditory ability sufficient for written and verbal
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Keywords: Little Neck Care Center, New York , MDS Coordinator, Other , Little Neck, New York
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!