Christian Care Communities, Inc.

  • MDS Coordinator RN EX

    Job Locations US-KY-Midway
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2018 10:11 AM)
    # of Openings
    Location : Address
    101 Sexton Way
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    See yourself with a rewarding career at Christian Care Communities as a MDS Assessment Clinical Nurse? Do you enjoy working with compassion for older adults and their families? Do you embrace aging as a valued part of life? If so, we have an exciting career opportunity for you!


    Founded in 1884, Christian Care Communities is Kentucky’s largest faith-based not-for-profit provider of affordable senior retirement living and long-term care for Older Adults . Our statewide network of senior living communities provides more than a place to live—we provide a place to call “home.” Christian Care Communities serves Older Adults through an extensive network of senior communities and services, including: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and adult day care.



    • Promotes the utilization of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) to provide a structured, standardized approach for identification of a resident’s strengths and needs which can then be addressed in an individualized plan of care.
    • Completes the (RAI) MDS Process within regulatory guidelines and facility policy and procedures:
    • Ensures that the (RAI) MDS Process is completed within the allotted time frame.
    • Completes Care Area Assessments summaries (CAAs) ensuring CAAs are comprehensive and completed on time
    • Performs data encoding using computer software program
    • Ensures the timely and successful submission and transmission of the MDS Assessment
    • Oversees the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) development and implementation of the resident-centered plan of care;
    • Ensures the baseline plan of care completion within the allotted time frame.
    • Includes all necessary Triggers in care plan
    • Monitors care plans for updates related to new and discontinued treatments
    • Performs instrumental role in coordinating and conducting plan of care conference
    • Responsible for RUGS Management and MDS Assessment ARD determination that best captures resident status and maximizes reimbursement in the PPS and Kentucky case mix payment models;
    • Utilizes therapy and other treatments to set the correct ARD d ate to maximize reimbursement
    • Participates in RUG S huddles to ensure correct data and maximizing of reimbursement
    • Leads care plan team and ensures all disciplines are in compliance with timeframes
    • Reviews case mix reports for accuracy and works with the state surveyors if there are problems
    • Analyzes the RUG category before sealing
    • Educates certified nurse aides about correct coding and documentation of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and other MDS items for accurate care tracker entry
    • Communicates with the administrator, director of nursing, and unit managers regarding MDS and other issues as necessary
    • Keeps current with changes to the RAI and regulations
    • Initiates and participates in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities to monitor Quality Indicators (QIs) and to carry out quality improvement activities.
    • Conducts training and monitors all staff involved in the MDS process to assure facility wide compliance.
    • Oversees the Restorative Program and supervises the Restorative Nurse Aides.
    • Performs duties of a floor nurse as assigned.


    Required Education:

    Associates degree in nursing from accredited college or university


    Required experience:

    2 years in long term care with working knowledge of all long term care regulatory requirements; MDS 3.0, resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) and Care Area Assessments (CAAs) process


    Required License and/or Certification:

    Licensed as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 



    • Competitive Pay
    • Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Comprehensive Wellness Program with Incentives
    • Paid Group Term Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 401(k) and 403(b)
    • Education Assistance
    • Free Parking
    • And much more!

    Christian Care Communities, Inc. is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and providing an equal employment opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.





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