MDS Coordinator RN / LVN
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Description

Retama Manor Nursing Center

3103 Airline Drive

Victoria, TX 77901

P: 361-575-6457

F: 361-576-5569

 

Full Time: Monday-Friday

 

About the Position:

Information is power-the more patient information a dynamic team of caretakers can gather, the better care they can provide! The objective of the MDS Coordinator is to promote the physical and emotional well-being of nursing facility residents. If you are an RN or LVN with long term care experience, looking to advance your career the role of MDS Coordinator may be the next step for you!

 

Position Summary:

The MDS Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process including completion of an accurate Minimum Data Set (MDS) and development of the interdisciplinary Plan of Care. They will participate in the daily Medicare Prospective Pay System (PPS) Interdisciplinary Team Meeting (ITM). The MDS Coordinator will establish and maintain positive relationships with all members of the healthcare team and will function as part of the nursing management team. They are motivated by team building, documentation, and a drive for clinical excellence!

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, director, and motivator
  • Able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively
  • Must have a current, unencumbered RN or LVN license to practice in the state of - TX; RN preferred
  • 2+ years of experience with MDS in a long term care environment is preferred
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a patient/resident’s condition
  • Ability to follow all applicable policies and procedures as well as current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care facilities
  • Must be able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:006264 | 90569 - Retama Manor Nursing Center/Victoria South

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Fundamental, when one person cares for another, it’s more than a profession. It’s a relationship. One based on experience as well as empathy. It is a blending of high-tech with high-touch. It is a relationship nourished by understanding. We seek to understand each patient as the person he or she is; keeping in mind not only the individual’s health needs, but moreover, the individual as a whole.

With this core philosophy, we seek to help patients and their families through what can be a very emotional decision-making process. We provide guidance and consultation on everything from how to choose the facility that’s right for you to providing resources that help you cope with the nature of the decision itself.

Your Choice 365:

A culture change in skilled nursing from a task-oriented, hospital-like environment to one that is more centered around an individual’s needs. The culture envisioned is one where each person’s capabilities and individualities are affirmed and developed. A true improvement of quality of life. Learn how you can become part of this exciting culture change in long term care.

Programs to nurture staff’s professional growth in the healthcare setting. The readily available resources for staff to continue their education coupled with a supportive approach to supervision, teamwork and recognition.

Professional Development:

Education programs for every staff member are offered – to sharpen your current skills or be able to gain new skills. Education programs include Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Software Application classes, public speaking and many more. Additionally, tuition reimbursement programs are offered for those staff members who wish to continue their education (certain requirements must be met)

Guardian Angel Program:

The Guardian Angel program is focused on providing excellence in caregiving while simultaneously, providing superior customer service to internal and external customers. The Guardian Angel Program connects a staff member to each patient to provide extra attention and support, focusing on quality of life.

Orientation Program/Quick-Start:

An in-depth orientation program developed for various facility employees including Directors of Nursing, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, Nurse Aides, Rehabilitation Staff, Dietary Professionals, Directors of Admissions, Staff Development and Infection Control Nurses. The goal of this program is to help new staff adjust to the expectations and routines of their position, and to ensure they are aware of all resources available to them.