MDS Coordinator

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Summary

The purpose of the MDS (Minimal Data Statistic) Coordinator is to input information in an accurate and timely manner. The data will be collected by assessing the residents and questioning the care giving staff. Data will also be collected from the Dietary, Activity, Social, and Nursing departments to be filled in the appropriate areas. This information will be inputted in the MDI system and submitted in the proper time frame, whether it is for Medicare, Medicaid, or private pay resident.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assesses residents and evaluates for qualifying Medicare and Medicaid diagnosis
  • Obtains and maintains physician certifications
  • Coordinates preparation of MDS, Care Plan, and monthly review summaries for each resident
  • Assures daily head-to-toe assessment and documentation of the residents
  • Verifies proper daily charting and meets coverage guidelines
  • Tracks Medicare resident benefit days, validates daily Medicare census, and coordinates this information with bookkeeper to assure accurate billing
  • Coordinates discharge of residents from Medicare benefit who are no longer covered by Medicare or have exhausted the benefit with the Interdisciplinary Team
  • Coordinates monthly Utilization Review meeting, weekly Medicare meeting, weekly rehab, and as needed meeting with family members

Qualifications

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • 1 year experience performing MDS duties preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

For inquiries please contact:

Hidden Lake Care Center

11400 Hidden Lake Drive

Kansas City, MO 64133

816.737.1010

AAP/EEO Statement 

Our facility provides equal employment opportunities. We are committed to complying with all state, federal, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, programs, reductions in workforce, termination, and recall. Our facility strives to provide equal opportunity for employment to all individuals who are properly qualified and able to perform the duties of their employment, without regard to employees’ legally-protected characteristics (“protected class”) including: age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex stereotyping, or genetic information.