MDS Director

Job Description


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.     


·     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


AANAC RAC Certification     
MDS Coordinator – 2 years

Management skills