MDS Director

 

This position is responsible for ensuring the timely completion of accurate assessments and interdisciplinary care plans that meet Federal and State guidelines regarding the Minimum Data Set (MDS) / RUGS process.  Included is identifying resident acuity, helping to determine specific care needs, communicating needs / expectations to residents and responsible parties, and ensuring timely and accurate submission of electronic data.  This position may also include supervising facility MDS Coordinators.     


Responsibilities: 

·     Manages the PPS/OBRA MDS assessment scheduling and assessment completion for all residents

·     MDS audits and QA for accuracy and compliance

·     Scheduling of care plan meetings and completion of comprehensive care plans for all residents

·     Collaboration and training as required with nursing team to promote accurate MDS assessments

 

 

 

 

  Required Skills:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing or compact state. 
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Motivated and energetic personality

Preferred

AANAC RAC Certification     
MDS Coordinator – 2 years

Management skills