MDS Nurse - Whittier Hills Healthcare Center

Ensign Group Whittier , CA 90607

Posted 1 week ago

Minimum Data Set (MDS) Nurse RN

Full Time - All Shifts

Whittier Hills Healthcare Center is looking for motivated Nurse to join our team!

We are a skilled nursing facility with decades of dedication and experience serving our residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

Our MDS Nurse conducts and coordinates the development and completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Are Assessments (CAAs) and Care Plan in accordance with State and Federal requirements. You would also participates as part of the facility Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the systems and processes to manage patients receiving skilled services as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinates the interdisciplinary team in timely completion of the assessments.

  • Utilizes MDS Scheduler to plan and set MDS Assessment Reference Dates (ARDs).

  • Communicates ARD selection for specific MDSs to IDT.

  • Completes the MDS sections as assigned.

  • Completes CAAs as required.

  • Completes Care Plan items and attends Care Plan meetings as assigned.

  • Monitors overall the documentation in the medical record to validate that it supports MDS coding.

  • Participates in skilled utilization and State Case Mix management as assigned.

  • Provides teaching and training for MDS item completion to interdisciplinary team members that have responsibility for MDS item completion.

  • Provides teaching and mentoring of CNA staff along with Director of Nurses and Staff Development related to completion of the Nursing ADL documentation.

  • Works in office areas as well as throughout the nursing service area (i.e., drug rooms, nurses' stations, resident rooms, etc.).

  • Great customer service with a smile

  • TEAMWORK & a positive can do attitude

Education Requirements

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.

  • At least two years' experience working in a long term care setting.

  • Experiencing with RAI process and MDS certification preferred.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Current CPR certification

  • Must pass pre-employment back ground check and physical

Apply Today! On Line In Person Call for an Appointment

Whittier Hills Healthcare Center
10426 Bogardus Avenue

Whittier, CA 90602

(562) 947-7817

www.whittierhillshealthcare.com

We Live CAPLICO

Customer Second: When we take care of our team first, it reflects positively on our customer care.

Accountability: We strive for quality of life and reach for high standards as a team.

Passion For Learning: We want to be at the forefront of change; there is always something we can learn.

Love One Another: Treat others the way you want to be treated. It's simple, yet effective.

Intelligent Risk Taking: If something makes sense, we're willing to give it a try.

Celebration: We celebrate life every day of the year with our teammates and residents.

Ownership: When everyone on the team is encouraged to take ownership of the care that they give, it positively improves their attitude, which affects everyone around them, from teammates to residents.

We offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement, dependent care and public transportation FSAs, cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance. Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at www.ensignbenefits.com

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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