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RN MDS Assessor

RN MDS Assessor 

  The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center is looking for a talented and hard-working RN MDS Assessor  to join our team.

The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center  is a facility with 520 beds and is proud of their state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Gym servicing 150 + short term beds. Our The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center team consists of 60+ Therapists spanning 20 years of experience with backgrounds in acute, sub-acute, long term and outpatient settings would provide an excellent setting for learning and growth. The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center provides Rehabilitation services 7 days per week.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy and procedures.
  • Oversees accurate and thorough completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Area Assessments (CAA's) and Care Plans, in accordance with current federal and state regulations and guidelines that govern the process.
  • Proactively communicates with Administrator and Director of Nursing to identify regulatory risk, effectiveness of Facility/Community Systems that allow capture of resources provided on the MDS, clinical trends that impacts resident care, and any additional information that has an effect on the clinical and operational outcomes of the Facility/Community.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and collaborates with therapy staff to select the correct reason for assessment and Assessment Reference Date (ARD). Captures the RUG score which reflects the care and services provided.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of MDS requirements related to varied payers including Medicare, Managed Care and Medicaid.
  • Ensures timely electronic submission of all Minimum Data Sets to the state data base. Reviews state validation reports and ensures that appropriate follow-up action is taken.
  • Facilitates the Care Management Process engaging the resident, IDT and family in timely identification and resolution of barriers to discharge resulting in optimal resident outcomes and safe transition to the next care setting.
  • Directly educates or provides company resources to the IDT members to ensure they are knowledgeable of the RAI process. Provides an overview of the MDS Coordinator and Assessor role to new employees that are involved with the RAI process. Teach and train new or updated RAI or company processes to interdisciplinary team (IDT) members as needed.
  • Analyzes QI/QM data in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services to identify trends on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of Utilization Review and Triple Check.
  • Serves on, participates in, and attends various other committees of the Facility/Community (e.g., Quality Assessment and Assurance) as required, and as directed by Analyzes QI/QM data in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services to identify trends on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of Utilization Review and Triple Check.

Please visit us http:// http://theriversiderehab.com/  and http://careritecenters.com/

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with current, active license in state of practice
  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience in a health care setting
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a long term care setting
  • Prior experience as an MDS coordination accepted

Salary Range:

  • $80 plus based on experience 

Benefits:

Full Package

 

The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center has a proud tradition of commitment to caring. Our mission is to promote and maintain each individual's highest level of independence and health in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Our staff adheres to the highest medical practice standards and will develop a care plan to match the unique preferences and needs of each resident. Their un-equated professionalism and superb loving care are the very heart The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center’s commitment to excellence.

The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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