RN MDS COORDINATOR LTC
- Location: Morganton, NC
- Posted: Nov 19, 2018
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
BLS through American Heart Association
RN license required
JOB SUMMARY: Provides professional nursing care. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the residents served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies/ procedures. Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the following areas: patient advocacy, preadmission process, projecting R UG Category and costing of services, Coordinating and facilitating the patients clinical course of treatment, evaluating clinical options, review and management of the patients clinical status, communication with the interdisciplinary team (therapy and billing office), managing the MDS assessment process to legitimately capture the highest resources, evaluating planned vs, actual services provide and tracking outcomes. Performs other related duties as deemed competent.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Experience: Long Term Care, supervisory, preferred MDS
License/Registration: Current NC license in good standing to practice a s a Registered Nurse. Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.
Other: Thorough knowledge of nursing standards, principles and procedures; excellent interpersonal skills relating to internal/external customers to obtain and interpret age-appropriate information required to assess the scope of treatment and patient care. Computer skills required.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires frequently: pushing 40 lbs; pulling 80 lbs; standing; walking; repetitive trunk rotation-standing; manual dexterity; both handedness (both hands must be used) functional vision and hearing; Occasionally: lifting 35 lbs from floor to waist and waist to eye level; one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception. In the environment occasionally exposed to wetness; slippery surfaces; ionizing radiation and accident exposure.
- Full Time