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Itinerant RNAC Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator
We are seeking an Itinerant Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!
We live our Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.
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Contact: Stacy Hatcher
ResponsibilitiesHas the capability to give leadership to an MDS department that has issues due to RNAC turnover.Responsible for accurate and timely completion and submission of MDS to state/federal agencies according to Medicare/Medicaid guidelines. Responsible to initiate and maintain the resident Assessment and Care Plan Schedule ensuring all dates for MDS and CAAS completion are met in accordance with state/federal guidelines.Ensures resident's rights are observed in the MDS Process, such as confidentiality and privacy.Maintain effective communication among departments so MDS and care plans can be kept current when changes to the residents' condition occur.Monitors resident care during the MDS process and reports concerns to the Facility Administrator and DON.Assists with the pre-admission screening process to estimate the potential resident's RUG's group, as needed.Reports contraindications between observed resident status and documentation in the residents' medical record to the Director of Nursing.Other duties as assigned.Travel is required.QualificationsA minimum of two (2) years of experience as an MDS Coordinator in Long Term Care.Computer skills such as Data Entry and Word processing required. Working knowledge of the MDS 3.0 (current version of minimum data set).Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to skilled nursing facilities.Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.Must hold current Registered Nurse license (RN).