A long-term care facility is seeking a RN MDS Coordinator. This position will manage the RAI Process from resident admission to discharge in order to maintain clinical compliance and receive funding from Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care pay sources.
•MDS completion in a timely, accurate, documentation-supported and case mix optimized manner.
•Development of individualized care plans reflective of the residents’ status.
•Oversight of the resident care data collection tools.
•Coordination of assessments and services by other clinical departments.
•Liaison to rehab team.
•Audit and survey preparation.
•Implementation and response.
•Managed care clinical authorization and justifications; State-required form completion.
•Activities of daily living (ADL) training and support.
•Restorative nursing program management.
•Other duties related to case mix management.
•Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in good standing and currently licensed by the state.
•Completion of post-secondary education or otherwise able to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
•Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates.
•Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
•Prefer two year's experience in long term care with a good working knowledge of Medicare/Case Management/Medicaid.
•Must have knowledge of RAI Process, PPS requirements, Texas Case Mix, reimbursement forms and the necessary documentation.
•Must have computer skills and proficiency.
•Must have excellent communications and teaching skills in both individual and group settings.
Location: Long Island, NY