MDS Coordinator

Buckner Retirement Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 weeks ago

What are the benefits offered to you and your family? Take a look!

  • Medical Insurance: Buckner Gold Health Plan HDHP with a health savings account component managed by BCBSTX utilizing the Blue Choice PPO Network

  • Online access to plan information, claims and Customer Service

  • Access to Virtual Doctor Visits through MDLive

  • Well On Target Fitness Program

  • Benefits Advisor let BCBSTX help you save money and find the lowest cost in-network provider in your area for certain procedures

  • Blue365 online access to financial health, fitness, healthy eating, lifestyle, personal care and wellness information/products/services

  • Health Savings Account: administered by HSA Bank, Buckner will contribute up to $500 per calendar year for eligible Gold Plan members (benefit limitations apply)

  • Pharmacy Benefits: provided through the CVS Caremark network of pharmacies

  • Dental Insurance: Buckner Dental Plan PPO plan utilizing the Dental Blue Network though BCBSTX

  • Flexible Spending Account Program: administered by HSA Bank, set aside tax-free dollars to help with out of pocket healthcare and dependent care costs

  • Medical Healthcare FSA cannot be enrolled in the Gold Plan

  • Limited Medical Healthcare FSA for Gold Plan participants only, benefits limited to dental, vision and preventive care only

  • Dependent Care for care of a dependent child up to age 13, disabled dependent 13 and older or eldercare

  • Vision Care Insurance: EyeMed Vision Care utilizing the Select Network of providers

  • Group Term Life and AD&D: provided by Buckner and administered through Dearborn National. 1x your annual salary each benefit

  • Voluntary Term Life and Disability: administered through Dearborn National

  • Voluntary Employee, Spouse and Child Life

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan: provided through Fidelity Investments

  • Time Away from Work Benefit Programs:

  • Paid Time Off Program

  • Floating Holiday Program

  • Family and Medical Leave of Absence

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Jury Duty and Court Appearances

  • Military Leave

  • Unpaid Leave of Absence

The 5Star Fun Plan Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and residents creating a happy, healthy environment for all!

BASIC FUNCTION:

Conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the Resident Assessment Document in accordance with the requirements of this state and the policies of this facility.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

  • Input data onto the RAI instrument either via computer or long-hand in a manner that meets federal and state requirements. Address the RAI coordinator in Austin via e-mail with questions relating to the RAI process when the specific answer is not found in the RAI manual.

  • Review unit charts daily to ensure the MDS documentation is being entered accurately by the Charge Nurse as required.

  • Check with Health Information Management daily for critical updates.

  • Conduct in-service training for licensed staff as needed regarding the MDS procedure.

  • Provide the A.D.O.N.s a weekly charting "window" for their forthcoming MDSs as noted by the weekly MDS schedule generated and distributed by HIM.

  • Notify the A.D.O.N.s immediately of the issues noted upon review of the chart while doing the MDS. Make daily contact with the A.D.O.N.s to discuss any issues which might impact the MDS process.

  • Notify the Director of Nursing of any issues germane to the functioning of the nursing units which may negatively impact patient care.

  • Coordinate with the Administrator, Director of Nursing, and QAAC chair-person regarding issues noted on the Facility Quality Indicator Profile.

  • Obtain weekly therapy updates from SNF Coordinator and Therapy Department for required MDS documentation.

  • Check for distribution a minimum of twice daily.

  • Attend Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee meetings and other meetings as requested. Attend weekly Department Head and Utilization Review Meetings.

  • Maintain compliance with all Ventana by Buckner policies, procedures and requirements. Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Work successfully as part of a team and responsible for developing then maintaining strong working relationships with co-workers.

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and training as required.

  • Perform general office tasks as required.

  • Perform special assignments, projects, and other duties as required.

POSITION EXPERIENCE and ABILITIES:

  • Requires basic understanding of a specialized area of knowledge normally acquired through four years of high school, plus two to three years of college and appropriate license/certification. Minimum 1 year prior related experience in long term care preferred.

  • Requires working knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, including basic knowledge related to nursing, such as drugs, biological, physical, social, and medical sciences, and their application. Requires working knowledge of infection control, universal precautions and OSHA standards.

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must hold and maintain a current Texas licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Must complete and/or meet training and certification required by Buckner and the State of Texas.

  • Requires ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions.

  • Requires proficient ability to speak, read and write English.

  • Requires working knowledge of principles and methods involved in in-service instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel, in demonstrating techniques and methods of patient-care services, and in instruction of patient's needs.

  • Requires familiarity with medical diagnoses, procedures, and accepted medical treatment patterns. Requires knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary to administer medication and treatment as prescribed by a physician. Requires knowledge of medications and possible side effects.

  • Requires ability to exercise independent judgment under broad nursing case guidelines. Requires ability to exercise initiative, patience, tact, and confidentiality; demonstrate administrative and leadership ability; ability to analyze and evaluate objectively.

  • Requires ability to keep accurate, detailed records and prepare routine reports.

  • Requires ability to work under minimal direct supervision.

  • Work deals mostly with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, client records, medical orders, visual inspection involving small details, using measurements devices, dispensing medicines. Visual work is primarily close to observer. Depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observer. Color perception for some tasks (e.g., dispensing meds, assessment of resident condition) is important.

  • Requires ability to recognize differences in sound, such as voices/noises that are loud and playful instead of angry and combative.

  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public; ability to meet emotional and physical demands of patients to help insure their dignity; ability to meet the emotional and physical demands of other staff on the unit.

  • Requires ability to maintain composure, positive attitude and awareness of priorities in an environment of stress and frequent interruptions.

  • Requires ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Proficient working knowledge and ability to accurately and timely operate and perform computer related tasks with specific equipment and software applications required.

  • Requires commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.

  • Requires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 pounds continuously to move objects and/or people.

  • Requires ability to walk, stand and sit, sometimes for prolonged periods of time. Position requires bending, stooping, twisting, turning, reaching, lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing, kneeling, walking, and standing over 75% of shift.

  • Requires sufficient good health to properly discharge duties. Employees shall not be permitted to work who have infectious disease or skin lesion, for the duration of the communicability.

  • Requires ability to speak clearly and make self understood effectively in fact to face interactions; articulate with accuracy to speak on the phone.

  • Requires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions, answer phones, communicate with people in situations with some background noise.

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