MDS Coordinator (Dallas II)
Company: Summit LTC
Posted on: May 16, 2022
We are looking for a skilled MDS Coordinator to become a part of
our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The successful
candidate will be responsible for the completion of the federally
required Minimum Data Set (MDS) while adhering to the Resident
Assessment Instrument (RAI) and is responsible for the
implementation and ongoing evaluation of the resident's
comprehensive plan of care. Uses established work systems and
processes to facilitate quality of care and quality of life while
ensuring ongoing regulatory compliance with all applicable laws and
professional standards of practice. The MDS Coordinator assumes
nursing leadership functions within the nursing team. Facilitates
effective communication of resident needs and issues to the team
and fosters positive change, professional/program growth and
We're looking for a highly competent and well-organized
professional who values safety, security and patient wellness above
all else. We focus on providing the best care possible while
ensuring patient satisfaction in every interaction. The MDS
Coordinator is responsible for making sure those values are
reflected in his or her staff at all times.
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
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or relevant qualification.
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited
college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN or LVN
Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular
means of transportation to and from work.
One (1) year of experience as a nurse in a skilled rehabilitation,
skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment preferred.
One (1) year of clinical supervisory, management, or resource
Experience/expertise in gerontological nursing is necessary to
perform the essential functions of this position.
Experience with electronic medical records preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be capable of operating a personal computer to enter resident
data as required by regulation and facility policy.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with
all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and
procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that
pertain to long-term care.
Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.
Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level
of attention to detail and accuracy
Builds and maintains cooperative working relationships
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness
to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law
enforcement, other agencies, and the public.
Resourceful, dependable and accountable
Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a current and active license to practice as a nurse in
Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be
considered for employment without attention to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, veteran or disability status.PI177823587
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