MDS Coordinator (RN)

  • MaineHealth
  • Brunswick, ME 04011, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022

Job Description


~ Per Diem/As Needed Position/Day Shift Availability ~


Position Summary

Mid Coast Senior Health Center has an immediate need for a per diem Registered Nurse (RN) to serve as a MDS Coordinator for our care team. The MDS Coordinator serves as a resource person in geriatric nursing. Responsible for assuring a high quality customer experience for current and prospective patients/residents and their families; as well as completing the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process. Coordinates admissions to the Bodwell and Mere Point communities, acting as a liaison to hospitals, physician offices, third party payers and the community. Recommends process improvements to increase access, efficiencies, patient/resident satisfaction and reimbursement through comprehensive, thorough and accurate assessment.

Demonstrates leadership abilities in clinical and professional roles. The MDS Coordinator demonstrates positive guest relations through effective communication skills, patient advocacy and maintaining collaborative relationships. Contributes to standards of care, supports department policies and identifies quality improvement opportunities. Provides education to employees regarding documentation required for the MDS and person-centered care plans. 

  1. Education: (Education/Programs that are required/preferred- Bachelor’s degree, CNA Program, Medical Assistant Program, etc.)
  2. License/Certifications: RN state of Maine, valid Maine driver’s license. Certification for Medical Coding and MDS Certification highly preferred (but not required)
  3. Experience: Geriatrics, Skilled and Long Term Care
  4. Familiarity with third-party reimbursement regulations
  5. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  6. Professionalism, flexibility and excellent organizational skills
  7. Excellent instructional skills with the ability to teach to different learning styles
  8. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Outlook and electronic medical records

Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.