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Licensed Practical Nurse MDS Coordinator

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Job ID: 88965
Location: Eden, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Rockingham Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The MDS Coordinator assumes the responsibility and accountability for completion of the MDS and RAPS for each resident of MNC. Identifying areas of potential increased reimbursement is also a vital part of this position. The MDS Coordinator visits residents to ensure maximum care and to ascertain the need for modified services. This position serves adult and geriatric residents.


Responsibilities:
1. Completes MDS and RAPS for each resident and ensures all MDS is transmitted according to schedule.
2. Works closely with rehab and Director of Nursing to ensure maximum reimbursement for each resident.
3. Participates in weekly medicate meeting with rehab services and participates in interdisciplinary care planning.
4. Participates in the identification of changes in health status of residents, which determines the need for reassessment.
5. Reviews charts monthly and audits for summaries, vital signs, weights, and pharmacy profiles; conducts quarterly reviews in compliance with federal regulations.
6. Monitors weekly reports and participates in development of comprehensive care plan for reach resident based on the comprehensive resident assessment and quarterly reviews in compliance with federal regulations.
7. Participates in special projects, research, and nursing education as directed.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed as LPN in North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires 3-5 years experience in long term care and previous MDS experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Requires management and supervision skills.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Rockingham Health Care

Organization Unit: MNC NSG Admin 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Eden

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position. 


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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