MDS Coordinator, Skilled Nursing Rehab - Per Diem in Lincoln, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/15/2020

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Job Description

Join The Commons in Lincoln, a breathtaking new campus, where you’ll enjoy many employee perks, incentive bonuses, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off and more. We will help you flourish in a vibrant, elegant and state-of-the art community.

We are looking for a Per Diem MDS Coordinator who will direct the resident assessment instrument and care planning processes to provide and bill for services in the licensed and certified nursing rehab facility.


  • Assist the Director of Nursing in directing health related services as they relate to the MDS/Care Plan functions
  • Coordinate day-to-day functions for all departments regarding MDS and care plans in accordance with current rules and regulations
  • Maintain current knowledge base of guidelines for Medicare/Medicaid providers
  • Evaluate residents/patients for meeting criteria for Medicare payment, to include clinical eligibility and availability of Medicare days
  • Supervise interdisciplinary team in completing a comprehensive Resident Assessment Instrument, to include Minimum Data Set (MDS), Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPS) and RAP Guidelines
  • Schedule and certifies on-time completion of RAI process for all Medicare and non-Medicare assessments, according to state and federal guidelines
  • Monitor resident health status to identify significant changes and complete re-assessment process
  • Coordinate ongoing and weekly monitoring of MDS input
  • Provide education for interdisciplinary team, licensed nurses and unlicensed staff to document services provided according to the patient centered plan of care
  • Conduct regularly scheduled audits
  • Participate in community QAPI program
  • Respond as needed to personal calls from the Independent Living Center



Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s in Nursing or substantial experience as an MDS Coordinator
  • Registered Nursing license in good standing
  • Experience with the CMS Resident Assessment Instrument process
  • Knowledge of OBRA/Federal/State regulations
  • Two years of supervisory experience in a Long Term Care setting preferred
  • Knowledgeable of standards of care and practices applicable to the delivery of geriatric services, complex medical conditions, multiple medical diagnoses, including preventive measures, rehabilitation, and promoting independence


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