Mds Coordinator Job Description

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The MDS Coordinator is responsible for assuring the timely completion of accurate resident assessments and interdisciplinary care plans that meet Federal and State guidelines. This includes identifying resident acuity and needs, helping to determine specific care needs, and communicating needs and expectations to families and responsible parties.

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The MDS Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the entire Resident Assessment Instrument process, including scheduling, opening/ finalizing MDS assessments, and submitting assessments to both the MDS analysis vendor and CMS. The MDS Coordinator is also responsible for providing education on the RAI process and required documentation for both Interdisciplinary Team and line staff.

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The MDS Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the completion of the MDS (minimum data set) assessment and transmission of the assessments to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. They utilize the data collected to develop a comprehensive care plan that addresses the emotional, physical, and mental abilities of each patient. The plan is formulated in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and the family and resident to provide goals for the resident’s safety, and long-term and short-term health. Other responsibilities include creating reports for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services using the minimum data set system.

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The MDS Coordinator is an RN who is responsible for the overall supervision, coordination, maintenance, and timely completion of the MDS, care plans, and medical records for residents.

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The primary purpose of the MDS Coordinator is to develop and maintain procedures, by Federal and State guidelines, that will ensure accurate and complete MDS, RAI, and care plans for all residents assigned while achieving maximum reimbursement and regulatory compliance for residents assigned.

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We’re looking for an MDS Coordinator to join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals! The overall responsibility is to coordinate and oversee the MDS and resident care process. Also, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements, to certify completion, ensuring adequate reimbursement for care rendered.

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We are immediately hiring a full-time MDS Coordinator for our skilled nursing facility. We are committed to providing quality care and the best experience for our patients. Do you have a passion for helping people and are excited to join a great team? We would love to consider you.

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MDS Coordinator provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical-transitional care setting. Communicates with physician/Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Can respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, can perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. MDS Coordinator facilitates and obtains physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient. Educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines and regulatory requirements, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing, and case management. Supports timely, accurate, and complete documentation of clinical information.

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We are looking for an experienced MDS Coordinator for one of our skilled nursing facilities. Join our team!

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We are looking for an MDS Coordinator.

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Frequently asked questions

What is an mds coordinator job description?

An MDS (Minimum Data Set) coordinator is responsible for coordinating the assessment and documentation of patient care needs in a long-term care facility or skilled nursing facility. Some of the key duties of an MDS coordinator may include:

Conducting patient assessments and developing individualized care plans

Ensuring that patient care plans are updated and reviewed regularly

Collaborating with healthcare professionals to develop and implement effective care strategies

Monitoring patient progress and making adjustments to care plans as needed

Ensuring that patient care is provided in compliance with regulatory requirements

Coordinating the collection and analysis of patient care data

Maintaining accurate patient records and documentation

Providing education and support to patients and their families.

What skills does an mds coordinator need?

Some of the key skills required for an MDS coordinator may include:

Knowledge of nursing and healthcare principles and practices

Attention to detail and accuracy in documentation

Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals

Analytical skills to analyze patient data and develop effective care plans

Leadership skills to supervise and manage other healthcare professionals

Time management skills to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines

Problem-solving skills to identify and address issues related to patient care

Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to long-term care and skilled nursing facilities.

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