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Float MDS Coordinator

Company: Villa Healthcare
Location: Westland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Villa Healthcare is currently interviewing for a Float MDS Coordinator, RN.POSITION SUMMARY:Floating RN MDS/Care Plan Coordinators will oversee all divisional facilities. Prescribes and adheres to the Villa Way of Kindness in all personal and professional interactions while on duty in and around the facility. Mds/Care Plan Coordinator RN demonstrates great customer service by mentoring Villa's three core principles of Exceptional Care, Passionate Services and Unexpected Luxury in all of his\her job duties and responsibilities.Strictly follows policy and safeguards computer passwords and computer use authorities. Understands the importance of logging on and off the computer clinical record system and will consistently maintain all computer protocols .Learned ProfessionalsPerform work requiring advanced knowledge in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instructionExercise of discretion and judgmentAre compensated on a salary basis at a rate at least $455 per weekREPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:Divisional PresidentESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Core Duties
    • Coordinate in conjunction with the Care Plan Coordinator the completion of each resident's MDS in compliance with all State and Federal requirements.
    • Calculate triggers and develop resident assessment protocols for initiation of care plan.
    • Ensure that MDS's are completed in a timely manner and accurately identify each resident's level of functioning in accordance with RAI manual guidelines.
    • Ensure that each MDS accurately identifies the lowest level of functioning allowable to maximize reimbursement opportunities as allowable by Federal and State law.
    • Ensure that C.N.A.'s, nurses and other IDT disciplines have accurately completed required clinical record documentation in order to correctly complete MDS scoring. Ensure that this record completion is performed in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate and/or assist with weekly interdisciplinary care conferences and Medicare meetings.
    • Make all necessary referrals to nursing and therapy departments to ensure appropriate implementation of nursing and rehab services.
    • Maintain MDS and supporting clinical record documentation according to State & Federal requirements and in conjunction with Facility policies/procedures.
    • Participates in the coordination of resident services through departmental and appropriate staff committee meetings (Quarterly Quality Assurance and Assessment Pharmacy, Infection Control, and Resident Care Policy and Procedure meetings).
    • Review and assess all resident information (including hospital records) to accurately complete MDS scoring.
      • Ensures that all nursing staff (C.N.A. and Licensed nurses) is aware/trained of their responsibilities for clinical record documentation as it pertains to timely scoring of the MDS. Monitors this staff's compliance with this requirement and provides additional training, education and/or disciplinary actions as deemed appropriate
        • Development
          • Ensures Medicare claims relating to MDS pending and therapy pending errors are corrected.
          • Generates MDS Audit Reports as requested by Regional staff.
            • Implementation
              • Verifies Medicaid billing is accurate according to guidelines.
              • Verifies and maintains accurate billing for HMO and VA residents per guidelines. Compiles monthly and quarterly Medicare/Medicaid default reports.
              • Ensure s MDS submission and report processing (Casper Reports, Validation Reports, etc.) are prepared and distributed.
              • Identifies MDS/Census and Accounts Receivable errors for correction as it pertains to facility billing information.
              • Provides secondary training on (clinical software) and Care Tracker.
                • Ensure that all elements of the facility's Abuse & Neglect policies are maintained and enforced.
                  • Strictly follows policy and safeguards computer passwords and computer use authorities. Understands the importance of logging on and off the computer clinical record system and will consistently maintain all computer protocols.
                    • Safety
                      • Knows and follows facility rules.
                      • *Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Reports equipment needs or repairs.
                      • Follows facility-smoking policies.
                      • Reports and documents any incidents or accidents of residents, staff or visitors to the appropriate facility personnel.
                      • Reports all hazardous conditions/equipment to Supervisor.
                      • Performs duties, which may include transportation of residents, as assigned in Facility Disaster Plan.
                      • Uses required protective equipment.
                      • Follows infection control standards, policies and procedures
                        • Resident Rights
                          • Knows Resident Rights. Helps the residents exercise and/or protect their rights.
                          • Reports resident/patient complaints to management.
                          • Maintains confidentiality of resident/patient information.
                            • HIPAA
                              • Follows and adheres to Villa's policies and procedures implementing HIPAA requirements for the privacy and security of protected health information.
                              • Uses and/or discloses only minimum amount of Protected Health Information necessary to complete assigned tasks. (Applies only if position requires access to PHI under Role Based Access Grid.)
                                • Reports all suspected violation of company's HIPAA policies or procedures to Facility Privacy DesigneeOther Duties:This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee will perform other related duties as assigned. This organization reserves the right to revise the essential position functions as the need arises.
                                  • Serves on facility Quality Improvement Team as instructed.
                                    • Performs other duties as assigned or as necessity dictates.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Possesses a current RN license to practice in the State as an RN.Experience: Working knowledge of the MDS assessment cycle and assessment information necessary for billing Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, and VA.Physical Demands:Primary activities involve walking and talking. Involves sitting and standing.Travel: Up to 50%Working conditions : Primarily inside with well- lighted and well ventilated areas.Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Strong computer related skills. Experience using computer systems and software including proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and an email system. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to work with all levels of employees. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Demonstrable ability to be a productive member of project team.ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Exposed to a normal office environment. Position requires travel. May be exposed to road and weather hazards. May be exposed to blood and body fluids therefore protective equipment must be worn as necessary.This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any employee or group of employees and the Company. The Company retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.What Villa can offer you:
                                      • Strong wages
                                      • Villa Perks through Perkspot that include deals on travel, electronics, food, automobiles, clothing, memberships, and more
                                      • Loans through Kashable
                                      • Employees helping employees through our Villa Foundation
                                      • 401K
                                      • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
                                      • Tuition Reimbursement
                                      • College Tuition Rewards - Earn free college tuition money for future college students through our Guardian plan up to $17,000
                                      • Paid time off - vacation, sick and holidays
                                      • Ongoing career development and free training through Relias
                                      • Ongoing and unlimited bonuses for employee referralsIf you are ready to be a part of something different and life changing, please send a resume as soon as possible and let's begin!We are looking forward to hearing from you!EOEWe are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Villa3

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