|Title||MDS Patient Coordinator|
|Job Type||Full Time|
Position Overview: Is responsible for the coordination and final review of the MDS and Care Planning Process, Utilization review, Quality Improvement studies and the Resident Tuberculosis Program.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
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 or a graduate of an approved RN/LPN program. Two year experience in Long Term Care preferred. Must be knowledgeable of Nursing and Medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to Long- term Care. Previous experience/training in Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing practices.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervisory responsibilities for the MDS staff in the absence of the MDS Manager.
Language Skills: Ability to read write and speak in English.
License, Certificates, Registration: Licensed in the State of Michigan as a LPN or RN. Must possess and maintain current CPR certification. Must be AANAC Certified or obtain certification within 6 months of hire.