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MDS - RAI Nurse Coordinator

Company: Brookdale Westlake Hills
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access is available for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)Make Lives Better Including Your Own.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.Responsibilities:Responsible for conducting and coordinating the development and completion of resident assessments, in accordance with the requirements of State, Federal and Company guidelines. Responsible for overseeing the generation of Minimum Data Set (MDS) for each Medicare patient and electronic transmission of required data within time frame mandated by the State.Coordinates the development and completion of the resident assessment (MDS) in accordance with current regulations and guidelines, including; the implementation of CAAs and Triggers; conducting or coordinating the interview(s) of each resident for the resident's assessment; evaluating each resident's condition and pertinent medical data; developing and implementing procedures with the Director, Clinical Services for arrival of newly admitted residents; ensuring that all assessments are completed and transmitted in a timely manner; assisting community directors and supervisors in scheduling the resident assessment/care plan meetings; and contacting and assisting in scheduling participation by outside members of the care plan team, including the resident's representative and/or other interested family members.Coordinates the development of a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies the problems/needs, the amount of care, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for care. Ensures that the care plan includes measurable objectives and timetables to meet the resident's needs, as identified in the resident's assessment.Ensures generation and transmission of MDS is complete and timely. Maintains and periodically updates written policies and procedures that govern the development, use, and implementation of the resident assessment (MDS) and care plan. Ensures that a current copy of the MDS Instructor's Manual is available to persons completing portions of the MDS.Develops, implements, and maintains an ongoing quality assurance program for the resident assessment/care plans. Monitors the community's QI and QM reports to ensure that appropriate corrective action can be implemented when potential problems occur.Assists the resident and Discharge Planning Coordinator in completing the care plan portion of the resident's discharge plan. Participates in functions involving discharge plans, as necessary.Participates in community surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.Provides leadership and participates in various committees including Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team, Policy Advisory, and Quality Assessment and Assurance. Provides reports and assessment updates, as needed.Develops and participates in the planning, conducting, and scheduling of timely in-service training classes that include assessment skills or techniques needed to complete the assessment and MDS functions of the community. Assists the In-service Director/Educator in developing any training activities needed, concerning resident assessment/care plan skills, including initial or refresher courses relative to techniques for interviewing residents, rehabilitation principles, commonly used psychotropic drugs, care plan functions, etc. Attends and participates in annual community in-service training programs as scheduled.This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceMust possess a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care community, or other related health care facility. Must have a minimum of six (6) months training experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices. Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices, procedures, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care.Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent State LPN/LVN license.Management/Decision MakingUses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.Knowledge and SkillsHas a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsWalkingSittingUse hands and fingers to handle or feelReach with hands and armsPossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsClimb or balanceStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlPotential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residentsTalk or hearTaste or smellExposure to latexAbility to lift: Up to 50 poundsPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensSubject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipmentVisionBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Salary Range Information: $25.85 - $32.31 / hour

Keywords: Brookdale Westlake Hills, Austin , MDS - RAI Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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