Nurses - $4,000 SIGN ON
Responsible for using the RAI process in coordinating the completion (including timing and scheduling) of the mandated OBRA and Medicare MDS assessments and MDS assessment information to contribute in the development, review, and/or revision of a resident's care plan as one member of the interdisciplinary team. Serve as a resource for all disciplines in relation to the RAI process and MDS assessments.
Must be a Registered Nurse in good standing and licensed with applicable State Board of Nursing.
Previous MDS 3.0 experience preferred.
Excellent communication skills in both written and oral communication.
Knowledge of computer skills.
Full understanding of State and Federal RAI regulations with the ability to communicate and comprehend the MDS process.
Knowledge in contributing in writing/updating care plans as member of interdisciplinary team.
Knowledgeable about reimbursement rules and procedures.
CEU's as required by State.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list is subject to individual facility policies, procedures and practices, which may require additional duties and responsibilities.
Adherence to processes as they relate to the RAI process, MDS and applicable billing, such as daily, weekly, monthly meetings, use of required forms, required communication.
Adherence to policies and procedures where applicable.
Timely completion of MDS Assessments and tracking tools according to federal and state regulation.
Contributes in creating, maintaining, and updating resident specific care plans with each MDS completion.
May function as nursing representative for care conferences.
Monitors work of staff in nursing and other departments who contribute to the information on care plans and MDS Assessments.
Responsible for data entry on MDS Assessments and care plans when required assessment completed.
Attends workshops and reads literature in order to stay current with changes in RAI process; presents same to facility staff as appropriate.
Perform in-services and one-on-one training sessions in RAI process as identified and as time allows.
Recommends changes in resident care, treatment, medications as identified during scheduled MDS process.
Completes accurate coding of MDS with information obtained from medical record review; resident, family and staff interviews.
Adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures according to universal precautions.
Respects and maintain residents' dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality.
Promotes positive public relations for the facility.
Adheres to facility dress code, and maintains good personal hygiene practices.
Displays courteous, tactful, helpful manner with residents, families, visitors and fellow employees.
Maintains conscientious attendance within the standards of the personnel policies.
Adherence to facility Code of Conduct.
Performs other job duties as assigned by direct supervisor.