Akeso Talent

MDS Coordinator / Case Manager / Registered Nurse- Part-time

Job Location US-TX-San Antonio
ID
2017-9636
Category
Case Management
Facility
Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of San Antonio, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Type
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

MDS Coordinator / Case Manager /Registered Nurse

Part-time

 

Post Acute Medical is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 25 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation facilities currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.

Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.

We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.

Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains current knowledge of federal, state, and local government regulations and legislation regarding provision of care in a skilled nursing unit; implements changes as required.
  • Exhibits knowledge and expertise in use of the Minimum Data Set 2.0 (MDS), Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs), Triggers, Resident Assessment Protocol Summaries (RAPs), plans of care, discharge plans, and document requirements for skilled nursing units.
  • Collaborates with the care team re: assignment of observation and look-back periods, patient care conference; informs the interdisciplinary team regarding changes in the look-back periods for MDS completion and implementation of significant change MDS/plan of care processes.
  • Determines the RUG categories of Medicare payments for patients, based on the MDS assessments in collaboration with the team.
  • Reviews and sends the RUG categories of Medicare payments to the CBO within the required timeframes.
  • Uses the MDS software to assign the admission RUG category for payment.
  • Establishes individual MDS schedules and coordinates inter disciplinary assessment activities for each patient, as required.
  • Encodes, edits, locks, and electronically transmits each MDS, within the required timeframe.
  • Audits clinical documentation on a regular basis to determine that it reflects the MDS coding and plan of care for each Medicare patient; recommends and implements documentation policies and procedures as necessary.

Qualifications

Education and Training:.  Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and holds current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.

 

Experience:  Prior inpatient medical-surgical experience or skilled nursing experience.  Experience with completion and electronic submission of the MDS required.  Experience as a case manager or discharge planner preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Current nursing assessment knowledge.
  • Ability to develop plans of care.
  • Ability to document patient care outcomes.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to organize and implement MDS and plan of care schedules.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English; additional languages preferred.
  • Clerical ability to document completely and accurately in medical record.
  • Cognitive ability to implement the nursing process with (as appropriate) pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in the skilled nursing setting.
  • Organizational ability to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to motivate staff in performance of patient care.
  • Capacity to relate to people in a manner to win confidence and establish rapport.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the job.


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