Title MDS Nurse
DepartmentHealth Services
Job TypeContingent
LocationHealth Services
Job Description

Position Overview: Is responsible for the coordination and final review of the MDS and Care Planning Process, utilization review, selected Quality Improvement studies and the Resident Tuberculosis Program. As part of the nursing manager team, participate in the on-call schedule and early AM staffing.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: See Performance Appraisal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Demonstrated ability to write NCP-MDS, perform utilization review, experience in Quality Improvement methodology.

 Education and/or Experience:  Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.  Two year experience in Long Term Care preferred.

 Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable.

Language Skills:

 License, Certificates, Registration: Current License as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state.

 Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative 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.

Able to perform all aspects of the job.

 OSHA OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CATEGORY:  After careful analysis, it has been determined that this position falls into OSHA Occupational Exposure Category A and requires the following protective equipment be worn by anyone filling this position.

GLOVES, GOWNS, MASKS, AND/OR GOGGLES:  Training will be provided in how to properly and effectively use any necessary equipment, in addition to education regarding precautionary measures, epidemiology, modes of transmission and prevention of HIV/HBV.


This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.


I have read, understand and accept the above job description and will assume to the best of my ability the responsibilities identified therein. I acknowledge that I have discussed the outlined responsibilities with my immediate supervisor.

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