MDS Coordinator RN

Americare Eureka , KS 67045

Posted 5 months ago

About Americare

For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focuses, encouraging employee to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.

Why belong with our Americare team?

Every employee company wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person centered home environment for each resident truly making a difference in the lives they touch.

Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefit from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.

Health Plans

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.

Well Being

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.

Paid Time Off

The flexibility of Paid Time Off(PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.

Tuition Reimbursement

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.

RN MDS Coordinator

Position Summary:

Our MDS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating MDS as required per Federal guidelines. Provide residents with direct care to assure quality of life in a home like environment while offering additional support to family and visitors. Maintains professional behavior while functioning as an interdisciplinary team member meeting state and federal guidelines.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Responsible for seeing that all the necessary written documents such as Admission Nursing Assessments, Nursing Notes, Over All Care Plans and other required information is kept current in the resident record system. (Records are kept current following facility's policies, ASI standards and/or State and Federal regulations.

  • Responsible for assisting director of nursing in keeping facility standards up to state and federal and ASI requirements and assisting with any and all inspections. Team member in planning, evaluating and providing safe home like environment and quality of life for residents.

  • Responsible for determining that the medication systems meets the needs of the resident, is an effective type administration system and is set up according to State regulations and pharmaceutical guidelines.

  • Keeps administrator informed of significant changes in residents conditions, transfer of residents to the hospital, expirations or any pertinent information regarding the residents and or employees.

  • Assists in determining the type of residents to be admitted to the facility using established nursing care criteria as a guideline. Makes decisions as to placement of residents and transfer to other rooms as necessary.

  • Communicates with Administrator schedules and conducts nursing staff meetings and maintenance records of such.75. Assesses supply and equipment needs for nursing department and sees that adequate stocks are maintained.

  • Determines that incident reports are made out as necessary or as indicated and reviews such on a routine basis.

  • Is available for call when needed by the staff members on duty in matters pertaining to nursing care.

  • Performs any other duties as may be necessary as specified by the director of the facility.

  • Complete or participate in the following: Skin, contracture, fall, incontinence, catheter, side rail assessments. Complete assigned sections of MDS. RAP summaries for urinary incontinence, falls, indwelling catheter, falls, feeding tubes, dehydration, oral and dental care, pressure ulcers,

psychotropic and physical restraints. Review and update care plans as required, complete and update all required assessments. Participate in Medicare meetings and care plan meetings.

Work Environment

Indoor with adequate lighting and ventilation, carpet, tile, concrete floors. May include outdoor or public activities or attending recreational events with residents.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

OSHA Exposure:

Category 1, possibility of exposure on daily basis. Required use of personal protective equipment

Safety Equipment:

When administering resident care, gait belt, lumbar support, two man lift policy, and use of mechanical lifts in noted facilities

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position. Hours can vary depending on coverage and demands of the community.


Qualifications/ Education/Experience/

Skills:

Education:

  • Must be an RN and have experience in MDS 3.0 and skilled nursing.

  • Comply with both federal and state guidelines, including all licensing requirements.

Experience:

  • One (1) or more years clinical experience SNF preferred

  • Prefer 2 or more years in long term care facility or assisted living.

  • Knowledge of Medicare, RUG's, state and federal regulations.

AAP/EEO Statement

Americare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Americare does not discriminate in employment opportunities, decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law (may also be called "protected class"). In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Americare will be based upon merit, qualifications and abilities. Americare will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified

individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Americare. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, training, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Americare Senior Living is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug free workplace.

Signatures

This job description has been approved by all levels of management. Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Employee Date

We offer employees access to wages on demand


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