Nurse-LPN MDS Coordinator (Full Time)
Company: Ladera Center - Genesis HealthCare
Posted on: October 19, 2020
POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse-LPN/LVN MDS Coordinator participates
in the Resident Assessment Process through completion of the
pertinent items on the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and the accompanying
Care Area Assessments (CAAs).The MDS Coordinator also directs the
Resident Assessment Protocol Summaries (RAPS). Participate in
developing individualized resident Care Plans, identifying the
needs of the resident and projected outcomes; as required by
Federal and State regulations. He/she monitor nursing services to
ensure that resident's needs and rights are met and promptly
reports to the Administrator and maintains written records of all
resident complaints and grievances.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. MDS/RAI Care Plan Functions.
Direct the facility interdisciplinary RAI process while following
HHC guidelines for completion, computer encoding and electronic
State transmission of the MDS. 2. Complete nursing assigned MDS
items, RAPS and Care Plans as designated by HHC. 3. Participate in
the resident Care Plan Meetings. 4. Train new members of the IDT on
clinical content and electronic completion of the applicable MDS
items, 5. RAPS and writing of individualized resident Care Plans.
6. Participate in the daily Morning Meeting per HHC guidelines. 7.
Print Nursing Home Quality Indicator Reports from the State data
base every month and as requested by the facility Director of
Nursing. 8. Highlight Quality Indicators that are above the 75th
percentile, the 90th percentile and triggered Sentinal Events, and
distribute to the facility Director of Nursing and Administrator.
9. Maintain resident confidentiality and privacy; treat residents
with kindness, dignity and respect; know and comply with and ensure
that all nursing services personnel know and comply with Resident's
Rights rules; 10. Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or
Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices): Ability to communicate with
residents and personnel and ability to remain calm under stress.
11. Maintains on-site regular attendance as scheduled. 12. Complies
with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and
procedures including but not limited those within the Compliance
Process, Code of Conduct and HIPAA. 13. Provides leadership and
support for the Compliance Process within management area. 14.
Promotes adherence to applicable legal requirements, standards,
policies and procedures as specified within the Compliance Process,
Code of Conduct, Federal False Claims Act and HIPAA within
management area. 15. Distributes compliance-related materials
within management area. 16. Ensures timely and accurate reporting
and responses to compliance-related issues and monitors the
implementation of corrective action plans related to such issues.
17. Ensures that staff participates in orientation and training
programs including but not limited to all required compliance
courses and relevant policies and procedures, and that such
training is properly documented. 18. Provides open lines of
communication regarding compliance issues within management area
through the Four Step Reporting Process and access to the
confidential disclosure program reporting lines and ensures that
retaliation against staff who report suspected incidences of
non-compliance does not occur. Reports concerns and suspected
incidences of non- compliance using the 4-Step Reporting Process.
19. Participates in monitoring and auditing activities and
investigations, and implementing quality improvement processes, as
required. 20. Completes performance reviews and determines
compensation and promotions based on the accomplishment of
established standards that promote adherence to compliance and
quality standards. 21. Participates in compliance and other
required training programs. 22. All other duties as assigned.
COMPLIANCE 1. Complies with applicable legal requirements,
standards, policies and procedures including but not limited to
those within the Compliance and Ethics Program, Standard/Code of
Conduct, Federal False Claims Act and HIPAA. 2. Participates in
required orientation and training programs. 3. Promptly reports
concerns and suspected incidences of non-compliance to supervisor,
Compliance Liaison or to the Compliance Officer via the Integrity
Hotline. 4. Cooperates with monitoring and audit functions and
investigations. 5. Participates, as requested, in quality assurance
and process improvement activities. -- -- NLMD QUALIFICATIONS:
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: * Must be an LPN in
good standing and currently licensed by the State; * Must show
ability to read and write in a legible and understandable manner; *
Must speak and understand English; * Previous experience in a
hospital, long-term facility, or other healthcare related facility;
* Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative
nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations
and guidelines governing long-term care; * Positive attitude toward
the elderly. * Computer skills- Windows applications; computer
experience; AccuMed experience preferred. * Previous experience as
an MDS Coordinator is preferred. * Previous experience in
completing MDS's and Care Plans is required. * Demonstrated
proficiency in RAI/PPS processes. * Maintains current BLS/CPR
certificate (excluding ALFs/ILFs). Position Type: Full Time Req ID:
360004 Center Name: Ladera Center
Keywords: Ladera Center - Genesis HealthCare, Albuquerque , Nurse-LPN MDS Coordinator (Full Time), Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico
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