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MDS Coordinator (Dallas II)

Company: Summit LTC
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 teamwork.

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 functions.

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 program.
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 preferred.
Experience/expertise in gerontological nursing is necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
Experience with electronic medical records preferred.


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 personnel.
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 holidays.

Must possess a current and active license to practice as a nurse in this state.

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

Keywords: Summit LTC, Dallas , MDS Coordinator (Dallas II), Other , Dallas, Texas

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