Resident Assessment Coordinator MDS RN AdventHealth Care Center Apopka North
305 E Oak St
Apopka, FL 32703
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Apopka North
AdventHealth Care Center's mission to "Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"
The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization's mission
The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be "Greater as a Whole"
You Will Be Responsible For:
Knowledge of federal, state, and local government regulations and legislation and their impact on health care service.
Knowledge of the Minimum Data Set, Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs), Triggers, Care Area Assessment (CAAs), Plan of Care, Discharge Plan, Skilling Criteria, and documentation requirement per regulations and legislation.
Reviews resident referral information from a variety of sources.
Assist Director with look back periods and informing the interdisciplinary team regarding changes in the look back periods for the MDS completion including the "significant change" MDS.
Assist Director with the MDS team on look back periods and informs the interdisciplinary team regarding changes in the look back periods for the MDS completion including the "significant change" MDS.
Assist Director with the admission RUG category for payment for the initial five-day medical MDS in collaboration with the Admission designee and the MDS team.
Assist Director with managing RUG categories by monitoring and capturing care/treatments rendered to residents and recording it.
Assist Director with establishing MDS schedules for each resident and coordinating the timely completion of ancillary analysis with all team members.
What You Will Need:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Must be 18 years of age or older
Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state practicing
MDS Certification by the American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC) or the equivalent
Proficient in the use of a computer
Ability to develop care plans and document resident outcomes
Possess experience in rehabilitation nursing, completion of ongoing continuing education on subjects related to case management, regulatory requirements, restorative and rehabilitative nursing, nursing analysis, medical records documentation and the MDS analysis process
Works independently to coordinate, audit and oversee functions of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and resident care analysis process to assure compliance with federal and state requirements, and to certify timely completion of MDS analysis. Monitors the assignment of residents to Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) and the payment periods associated with the MDS schedules. Develops and maintains on-going MDS schedules for each resident. Uses independent judgment and decision making in analyzing residents' physical and mental function and documents data on minimum data set forms completely and accurately to insure accurate billing of residents' accounts; documents all additional analysis required completely and accurately; determines appropriate referrals to other health care professionals; and uses resident analysis protocols to determine whether to proceed or not proceed. Attends assigned committee meetings to represent the MDS department. May coordinate work schedules of one or more other MDS Nurse(s). As a licensed nurse working in a skilled nursing facility may be called upon during critical or emergency situations to perform general nursing duties.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Adventist Health System