Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Brewer , ME 04412
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/MISSION STATEMENT: The MDS Lead is a professional nurse registered in the State of Maine who conducts and coordinates the development and completion of the Resident Assessment in accordance with the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility.
Must demonstrate initiative, knowledge and clinical skills in caring for residents with varying needs. Must demonstrate a genuine interest in geriatric nursing with preparation and training in such areas as geriatric, rehabilitative, geropsychiatric nursing. Demonstrates preparation, training and interest in management and principles of supervision. Demonstrates emotional stability and maturity with the ability to maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel.
1.Collaborates with charge nurse to assure assessment of the needs, problems and/or concerns of the residents.
2.Evaluates the outcome of nursing care rendered.
3.Facilitates communication between staff, resident and family.
4.Maintains resident and staff confidentiality.
5.Oversees the High-Tech computer use for the MDS assessments.
6.Participate in department quality improvement activities.
7.Comply with mandated hospital and department education programs.
8.Accept responsibility for professional growth and development.
9.Support Risk Management and Infection Control programs.
10. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the TAMC organization.
1.Performs other work related duties as assigned.
1.Current Maine Registered Nurse License.