We are currently accepting applications for an Experienced MDS RN - MDS Nurse. This position plays a pivotal role in performing ongoing resident assessments followed by the completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS). At Wheatcrest Hills Healthcare, our interdisciplinary team works collaboratively to develop a plan of care and delivery of that care to our residents. Computer aptitude is a must with the EMR for this position, and experience with Point Click Care (PCC) is a very big plus.
Primary purpose of the MDS Nurse Coordinator is to conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), that is, the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Area Assessments (CAAs) and Care Plan in accordance with State and Federal requirements. Participates as part of the Nursing Center Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) for Medicare management as assigned.
RN (Registered Nurse) ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Coordinate the IDT in timely completion of the assessments.
Utilize MDS Scheduler to plan and set MDS Assessment Reference Dates (ARDs).
Communicate ARD selection for specific MDSs to IDT.
Complete the MDS sections as assigned.
Complete Care Area Assessments (CAAs) as required.
Complete care plan items relevant to current MDS and attend care plan meetings as assigned.
Monitor the overall documentation in the medical record to validate that it supports MDS coding.
Participate in Medicare utilization management as assigned.
Provide teaching and training for MDS item completion to IDT members that have responsibility for MDS item completion.
Provide teaching and mentoring of CNA staff along with DNS and Staff Development related to completion of the Nursing Activities of Daily Living (ADL) flow sheets.
RN (Registered Nurse) EDUCATION, LICENSURE, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
RN license in South Dakota, or able to obtain.
At least two years’ experience working in a long-term care setting preferred..
Experience with Residence Assessment Instrument (RAI) process and MDS certification preferred.
RN (Registered Nurse) BENEFITS
Medical, dental and vision coverage
Vacation, sick, holiday pay
Employee Stock Ownership Program (Stock Bonus Program)
Professional Liability Insurance
Employee Hardship Fund
100% Employee Owned Company
Wheatcrest Hills Healthcare
1311 Vander Hock St
Britton, SD 57430
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer