Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark MDS Coordinator in Amherst, New York

Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a part time Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator to join our team.

Elderwood at Amherst is a Long Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population. We offer specialty programs that include Cardiac Telemetry Services, Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care. Seasons Memory Care is a specialized program for residents living with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other memory loss conditions.

Why Elderwood? We’re a Strong, Growing Company:

  • Scope: Elderwood has more than 30 locations offering skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living communities throughout New York State, Rhode Island & Pennsylvania.

  • Clinically Complex Nursing: Elderwood locations offer comprehensive rehabilitation, memory care and specialty subacute programs including cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation.

  • Continued Growth: New facility acquisitions in New York State and beyond are already on the horizon for 2019.

Competitive Perks:

  • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays

  • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.

  • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn additional money!

Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator Position Overview:

The MDS Coordinator Registered Nurse (RN) oversees, reviews, and/or completes MDS/PPS components of the facility based MDS/PPS program. Completes and/or oversees completion of all PPS MDS's and or OBRA assessments for both subacute and long-term care. Establishes the schedule for completion of the Medicare required assessments setting the completion date to maximize reimbursement and RUGs categories for each individual assessment. Knowledge of and management of NYS RUGs III case mix for Medicaid reimbursement, preferred.

This position is part-time. Schedule can vary.

Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator Job Duties:

  • Assist in development of training program for RUGS III compatible with State Codes, Rules and Regulation, Elderwood standards and software requirements.

  • Complete the Medicare required assessments and set the schedule for completion in accordance with Federal Codes, Rules and Regulations to ensure maximization of RUGS IV scores and reimbursement.

  • Act as support/liaison to the Director of Nursing Services to determine eligibility for Medicare and tracking of Medicare participants in the facility.

  • Provide ongoing in-service, updates and the Medicare PPS Program.

  • Assist the Clinical Management Systems Department in developing assessment tools and reviewing processes for implementation at the facility level.

  • Attend, participate in and present education seminars pertinent to the Medicaid RUGS III Program and the Medicare RUGS IV Program.

  • Attend Resident Review meetings

  • Provide written reports regarding resident case mix, RUGS III/IV Categories, facility Medicare days, reimbursement days and categories, and other reports as requested and/or required.

  • Assist clinical staff with documentation for both RUGS III and RUGS IV to ensure appropriate classification of resident for reimbursement.

    Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Nurse, licensed in New York State

  • Knowledge of PRI/MDS/PPS software, completion, coding and submission requirements.

  • Adult teaching experience essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of NYS Medicaid Program, RUGS II Classification Systems; Medicare/PPS Program, RUGS III Classification/Reimbursement Systems; Elderwood Medical Records Systems and documentation requirements.

Apply to this Registered Nurse (RN) MDS Coordinator opportunity today! Elderwood at Amherst is located at 4459 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, New York 14226.

Requisition ID: 2018-4383

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com

Shift: PT - Varies