CentraState Healthcare System

Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator

4 weeks ago
ID
2017-7788
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Applewood
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8A-4:30P

Overview

CentraState's mission is to enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. Our vision is to have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence. We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community. Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential. We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change. This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand that cooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.

 

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.

Responsibilities

Initiates and assures completion of the MDS by all disciplines for all residents in accordance with CMA and the NJ DOH guidelines. 

 

Duties include:

  • Monitor the MDS Transmission Reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Identify, evaluate and interpret Quality Indicator reports.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the care of residents and in the coordination of are to assure the achievement of maximum outcomes.
  • Document pain assessment, intervention and follow-up.
  • Document reassessment of pain as per facility policy. Notifies physician for unrelieved pain as indicated.
  • Provide resident/family with education regarding pain.
  • Analyze health status data to determine nursing diagnosis according to physical, psychological, spiritual/cultural and educational needs in conjunction with the multidisciplinary approach for the completion of subsequent assessments based on Medicare regulations, significant changes, annual assessments and quality reviews.
  • Include resident and family in the development of an individualized plan of care.

Qualifications

  • Current NJ RN license.
  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Previous experience completing the MDS.
  • Current CPR and IV certification required.

Physical Demands

Sitting; typing/fiing; walking; standing.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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