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MDS Coordinator

Company: American Advanced Management, Inc
Location: Colusa
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Colusa Medical Center, provides both inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency services, to the surrounding community bringing exceptional healthcare and service to our community.


The MDS Coordinator is a registered nurse who has developed managerial and clinical skills through experience and education. She/he has the ability to coordinate and organize nursing care related to the resident assessment, as well as conform to Medicaid/Medicare guidelines. She/he is directly responsible to the Director of Nursing.


  • Education
  • Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program.
  • Progressive experience in nursing practice and nursing leadership.
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in California.
  • Experience in nursing practice including 2 years' experience in Long term care nursing.

  • Personal
  • Evidence of leadership ability with integrity.
  • Interest in progressive nursing, open-minded and receptive to new ideas.
  • Evidence of physical and mental health.
  • Emotional maturity to deal with diverse situations.
  • Act as a role model for peers and ancillary nursing personnel.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and persuasively with and through various levels of personnel to promote quality resident care.
  • Understands and promotes teamwork with co-workers.
  • Positive attitude.


  • Coordinates gathers data and completes Resident Assessment Instrument in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Implements individual plans of care with interdisciplinary approach in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and the established policies and procedures of Colusa Medical Center.
  • Transmit, or oversees this function, of MDS data to state agency adhering to federal and state guidelines.
  • Evaluates and re-evaluates as necessary resident needs and level of care by the standards and requirements of licensure and regulations and MDS requirements.
  • Coordinates efforts from all resources available, i.e., clients, staff, health care professionals and the care plan team to achieve optimal plan for each individual plan of care.
  • Participates in the processing of Medicaid/Medicare forms and assists in the processing of additional insurance including VA required forms.
  • Attends and participates in individual resident care planning meetings, quarterly QI/QA committee meetings and other committee meetings as deemed appropriate by the DON.
  • Assures that all assessments are completed in a timely manner by all departments and review for completeness and accuracy of information.
  • Participates and assists in the overseeing of the care planning and modifying of care planning process.
  • Monitor the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
  • Participates in the developments, periodic review and evaluation of nursing policies and procedures.
  • Participates in surveys by authorized government agencies.
  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to residents, other employees and the facility.
  • Attends and participates in staff on-going training and educational classes.
  • Coordinates wit therapies-Occupational, Physical and Speech-regarding resident rehabilitation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing including, but not limited to, on call duty and other supervisory duties.

Keywords: American Advanced Management, Inc, Chico , MDS Coordinator, Other , Colusa, California

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