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Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator

Company: John George Psychiatric Pavilion
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Responsible for completion of the Federal and State assessment tool. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

1. Assesses for significant changes using the 24-hour report, physician orders, and verbal reports to ensure that the Minimum Data Set and care plans are reflective of those changes.

2. Assists Social Services or Case Management with the transfer of patients to other health care providers or to home, including determining the appropriate level of care placement in collaboration with the physician, patient, and family, if appropriate; discussing available insurance benefits with the health care team following verification by the Business Office; obtaining required authorizations and ordering/or arranging for DME, SNF, and transportation and referring personal payment issues to the Financial Analyst.

3. Assists, and instructs all staff in the RAI Process, Case-Mix, PPS Medicare, Medicaid and the clinical computer system in relation to these processes.

4. Communicates needed changes in PPS and OBRA Timeliness and Assessment. Reference Dates and deficiencies in completion of Minimum Data Set, Care Area Assessments, and care plans.

5. Coordinates scheduling and notice of resident care planning conferences and communicates of outcomes/problems to the responsible staff or resident.

6. Corrects and completes the final Minimum Data Set and submits resident assessment data to the appropriate State and Federal government agencies; submits MDS's to the State with follow up on validation errors.

7. Designs, promotes and organizes Resident education and counseling based on health needs.

8. Documents resident and family concerns and forwards to appropriate entity for follow- up/resolution.

9. Facilitates determination of the Assessment Reference Date; provides interdisciplinary schedule for all Minimum Data Set assessments and care plans as required by OBRA and PPS.

10. Maintains validation records from the submission process.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.

12. Physically assesses each resident and interviews staff as necessary.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Required Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Required Experience: One year clinical experience in a long term care facility; experience as an MDS Coordinator, including completing Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Care Plans and experience with PPS and OBRA assessments. Preferred Experience: Experience within a hospital environment; WinCare or other long-term care software experience. Required Licenses/Certifications: Minimum Data Set (MDS) certification within six months of hire; valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California; BLS-Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart Association.

Keywords: John George Psychiatric Pavilion, San Leandro , Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator, Other , San Leandro, California

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