Covenant Care - Resource Center

MDS Manager (Registered Nurse)

US-CA-Escondido
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-7021
# of Openings
1
Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital
Category
Nursing

Overview

Covenant Care was founded in 1994 by healthcare industry professionals who wanted to create a company that would exceed customer expectations through quality care. Through modest and focused growth, our "Family" has grown to include over 8,000 healthcare professionals in over 57 healthcare and rehabilitation centers. We care for over 4,000 residents and patients in our facilities

 

Our organization has a very robust and solid documentation process. At the heart of this is our MDS staff.  If you are a Registered Nurse with a passion for MDS please consider applying right away!

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Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital is one of Covenant Care’s 57 locations.  We are located in Escondido, CA which is just 30 minutes northeast of downtown San Diego.  Valle Vista has 59 beds and a blend of both Short Term care and Long Term care patients. Our facility also offers the Rehabilitation services.  We are looking to hire an experienced Minimum Data Set (MDS) Manager to join our team!  

 

This is a great growth opportunity.  The goal is to train with our internal team and advance to the RAID (Resident Assessment Instrument Director) within 3-6 months of hire.  The RAID is part of our Business Leadership Team (BLT) which is unique to Covenant Care and allows you to participate with all the leaders in developing the strategy and vision for your building.  

 

 

The primary purpose of the MDS Manager is to manage the MDS function and processes to:

(1) maximize clinical outcomes for patients and residents, and

(2) ensure timely, accurate and complete clinical and support documentation to enable the facility to be fully reimbursed by government payer sources for all services provided, by accomplishing the specific business goals.

 

 

KEY JOB FUNCTION:

  • Coordinates the completion of assessments per the OBRA and PPS schedule as appropriate.
  • Timely communicates findings and recommendations to Director of Nursing and Executive Director.
  • Assist in developing a timely, accurate, and comprehensive care plan for each resident that is individualized with measurable objectives.
  • Completes timely transmission of MDS assessments per Company standards.
  • Timely and accurately corrects rejected MDS transmissions.
  • Analysis and reporting of trends to the QA Committee monthly with suggestions for quality improvement.
  • Supervises additional department staff to ensure completion and accuracy of MDS completion and assigned tasks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have current Registered Nursing (RN) license in California.
  • Two (2) years experience in Long Term Care.
  • Two (2) years experience in MDS.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility or department which may include a medical and physical examination.

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