MDS Coordinator/Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator/sign on bonus

Job ID: 375999 Posted: 2020/10/14 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Nursing City: Jersey City, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Jersey City


Job Information:

Alaris Health at  Jersey City a   180 bed-skilled nursing Center in JERSEY CITY , New Jersey, seeks an MDS coordinator/registered nurse assessment coordinator (RNAC) to determine residents’ acuity levels and document them in their medical records. Additional responsibilities include:

assessing and determining the level of care for all new admissions and assuming responsibility for all level of care changes within the Center

generating appropriate forms to complete level of acuity change, sending them the appropriate agency for processing and communicating residents’ acuity level changes to the staff member in charge

coordinating the completion of the interdisciplinary plan of care and assuming responsibility for monitoring, reviewing, and transmitting resident data as part of the electronic transmission of MDS

 maintaining a safe environment that adheres to all legal, safety, health, fire and sanitation codes

utilization review activities including tracking Medicare residents, reviewing pre-admission intake information, performing concurrent MDS review and participating in the interdisciplinary team process

ensuring that all MDS assessments are completed and accurate and entering and locking data

 fulfilling data entry, verification, locking and transmission

 maintaining overall quality control

 

 

Job Requirements:

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current RN licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing; bachelors of science degree in nursing is preferred

Minimum of three years of full-time or equivalent clinical experience

Minimum of two years of clinical experience in long-term care nursing

Minimum of one year in a management/administrative or supervisory capacity is preferred

Comprehensive knowledge of Medicare reimbursement, Medicaid and third-party payer regulations

Minimum of two years of long-term care clinical nursing experience

Experience with MDS completion, reimbursement, clinical resource utilization and/or case management is highly desirable

Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently, problem solve and make decisions

Ability to positively interact with everyone from personnel and residents to government agencies and the general public

Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures as well as law regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care

 Ability to effectively make assessments related to residents’ acuity levels and subsequent changes in acuity

 

 

About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at lVIDA@ALARISHEALTH.COM