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MDS Coordinator
Presbyterian Village North Dallas, TX

MDS Coordinator

Presbyterian Village North
Dallas, TX
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
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Job Description
Position Description: JOIN OUR TEAM http://Come Grow With Us!Presbyterian Village North in N. Dallas is seeking a full-time MDS Coordinator to join our Skilled Nursing Dept. Join us for a competitive salary and great opportunity.LVN or RN license is required and the shift is Monday - Friday days.Wonderful environment and strong teammate relationships!Affordable medical, dental, and vision benefits. 401K is available after your 1st year. Come grow with us. With a shared legacy in business and healthcare innovation, Forefront Living's family of care-oriented organizations blends values built on compassion and faith with high-quality senior care - long-term care, Alzheimer's and memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapies, hospice, and palliative care.These senior care services, along with the celebration of independent living at our senior lifestyle communities, combine to bring deeper meaning to every phase of life for people of all faiths, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, or disability. Forefront Living is the not-for-profit, faith-based parent of Presbyterian Village North, Faith Presbyterian Hospice, and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.
Models a service and solutions oriented attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers
Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards
Knowledge of Medicare pre-admissions for qualifying diagnosis and coverage eligibility
Obtains/ maintains physician certificates for each Medicare resident
Maintain good attendance record
Maintains MDS schedule
Completes MDS 3.0 for Medicare residents
Assures that all MDS information is completed and transmitted per policy, and is compliant with all regulations and forwarded to billing office
Tracks Medicare resident benefits days, validates daily Medicare census and coordinates this information with accounting representative and therapy representative, to ensure accurate billing (if applicable)
Assures all quarterly resident assessments are completed
Assures all care plans completed and updated as needed
Coordinates daily PPS meetings and weekly Medicare meetings
Reviews nursing documentation of residents and provides guidance/training as needed, to ensure charting is appropriate and meets coverage guidelines
Responsible for completing case management to ensure adequate documentation for reimbursement
Coordinates discharge of residents
Works with Clinical Liaison to verify appropriateness of admission and admission diagnosis codes
Maintains weekly communication with insurance case manager to receive approval for resident treatment and communicate with physician on insurance resident admission for timeliness of physician visits
Communicates with rehab department on routine basis, to discuss therapy services
Communicates with Life Enrichment and Social Services to coordinate assessment in a timely manner
Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate departmental staff (management staff only)
Monitor residents for changes in condition, ensure MD, and family, are notified and appropriate documentation is reflected in the medical record
Assess residents initially and annually and complete resident service plans on an annual or as needed, basis
Maintains the Residents Roster and Acuity Levels within the department (i.e., State Boards, QA monitor)
Review and follow-up all consultant reports in a timely manner
Reviews monthly physicians orders and ensures accuracy
Monitors psychotropic behavior sheets and makes recommendations as needed
Complete performance evaluations of all licensed nurses, mediation aides and CNAs
Notify Supervisor/Administrator of incident reports concerning abuse
Thoroughly investigate any complaints and concerns and report to Administrator
Attend all assigned committee meetings
Review incident report documentation and ensures follow-up according to facility policy
Make rounds to verify clinical compliance and quality of care and provide coaching and disciplinary action as indicated within the facilities policies and procedures
Ensures all Life Enrichment programs/QA monitors are implemented on assigned units
Perform charge nurse duties, in cases of staffing emergencies, as required to meet the residents immediate needs
Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Texas LVN/RN license AANAC RAC-CT Certification a plus
In depth knowledge and demonstration of MDS skills
Minimum of 2 years experience with RAI process/MDS/PPS/Medicaid CMI in a Medicare/Long Term Care setting
Experience with electronic medical charting
Knowledge of SNF, Medicare documentation and reimbursement guidelines
Demonstrated computer competencies
Knowledge of rehabilitation theory and application
Knowledge of current professional nursing theory and practice
Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of restorative nursing care practices
Demonstrated supervisory and managerial skills
Ability to maintain a stable disposition in performing work in association with staff and residents
Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes
Ability to perform Essential Duties
Genuine caring for and interest in the care of mature adults, persons with disabilities and hospice patients
Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements
Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights (LTC) and Employee Responsibilities
Ability to comply with organizational and departmental safety policies and procedures


Presbyterian Village North

Dallas, TX
75243 USA



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