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RN/LPN MDS Coordinator

Company: Apple Rehab Hewitt
Location: Shelton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Apple Rehab Hewitt - Apple Rehab Hewitt , a 105 bed long term care and rehabilitation center is located along the heart of downtown Shelton. At Apple Rehab Hewitt we pride ourselves on decades of staff longevity which translates to long term dedication and consistency in care. We are all part the Hewitt family and that includes our residents.
Apple Rehab -is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, -right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.
Job Description
$37-$48/ hr based on experience
Please be advised - candidates without prior experience in MDS (minimum data set) will not be considered for this position.
RN MDS Coordinator leads the MDS department, assists in coordinating discharge planning as well as assessing short term residents. The ideal candidate will possess skills to maximize reimbursement as well as ensure Medicare compliance. The RN MDS Coordinator may be responsible for managing short term managed care cases.
The RN MDS Coordinator gathers information, assesses needs, establishes reasonable goals, provides interventions and incorporates within an organized, concise, functional care plan. Coordinates completion of comprehensive assessment by interdisciplinary team and includes recommendations in the written care plan for each resident. Each plan must identify all relevant issues for the care of the resident as well as the goals to be accomplished for each problem or need identified. Works together with care planning team to implement final plans. Encourages the resident and his/her "responsible parties" to participate in the development and review of care plans. Care plans must focus on assisting residents to reach their highest practicable level of well being.
The RN MDS Coordinator ensures that all nursing personnel are aware of the care plan for each resident and that care plans are used in providing daily nursing services. Reviews nurses' notes and monitors the resident to ensure the care plans are being followed and if each residents' needs are being met. Assesses, reviews and revises care plans as required. Plans, schedules and conducts weekly care plan meetings for all residents according to OBRA and state requirements.
Completes the MDS with utmost accuracy and insures highest level of reimbursement for facility. Complies with current CMS Mega Rule guidelines. Point Click Care experience a plus.

  • Must hold a current state RN license and be a nurse in good standing.
  • Must meet all applicable federal and state licensure requirements.
  • Attention to detail, good follow through skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to instruct others.
  • Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines governing long term care.

    Apple Rehab offers an attractive benefit package for employees of 30 hours or greater that may include the following:

    • Scholarships and career growth opportunities
    • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Health Insurance Benefits
    • Call-a-Doc / 24-7 MD telephone service
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Program
    • Longevity Credit

Keywords: Apple Rehab Hewitt, New England , RN/LPN MDS Coordinator, Healthcare , Shelton, Northeast

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