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MDS Coordinator

MDS Coordinator

MDS Coordinator

Washington Care Center
Seattle, WA

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About Us

Washington Care Services (WCS) is a 4* Star nonprofit skilled nursing facility facility located in the historic Mount Baker neighborhood. We currently have 165 residents requiring 24-hour licensed, medical, respite, wound, and memory, cardiac, and rehabilitative care.

Do you want to work in a fun atmosphere where you are respected and valued? Do you want to work for a company where co-workers are like family? Ultimately it all comes down to teamwork and camaraderie.

Job Summary

MDS Coordinator (Minimum Data Set Coordinator) maintains records of patients and makes sure that the documents adhere to both federal and state regulations. They will also work closely with administrative and medical staff to keep patient records up-to-date and handle the resident assessment instrument or RAI process for the patients from their admission up to discharge.

Essential Job Functions

The MDS Coordinator has responsibility for ensuring timely and accurate completion of all MDS assessments.

• Maintains MDS schedule within stated MDS time frames and informs Social Workers and Education Director of pending MDS assessments. • Generates and distributes monthly MDS calendar. • Creates new assessments according to MDS schedule. • Attends quarterly and annual MDS meetings as nursing department representative. • Generates annual nursing kardex goals for interdisciplinary care plan. • Generates hard copy of all MDS assessments and obtains signatures of all team members involved in completing the assessments. • Signs MDS for completeness. • Transmits electronic copy of assessments to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). • Creates signs and transmits reentry and discharge tracking forms. • Reconciles all transmission to CMS. • Keeps nursing goals up to date in interdisciplinary Kardex. • Creates and transmits any MDS assessments that need correction. • Generates documentation forms for carryover of day program goals under the • Integrated Service Plan. • The MDS Coordinator will work with team members to assure good communication of resident needs and goals. • Performs other tasks/duties as assigned.

• Must possess a current RN or LPN license. License must be in good standings. • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move residents. Lifting 25-30 pounds occasionally. Reaching below shoulder height frequently. Kneel; stoop and squat are required occasionally. Stand six out of eight hours.

Reports to Director of Nursing

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