Job: MDSCoordinator


Job ID: 6672 Posted : 2014/10/21 Position Type : Full-time
Category : Nursing City : Irvington, NJ Location : Alaris Health at Essex

Job Information :

The MDS Coordinator/Register Nurse Assessment Coordinator (RNAC) is a registered nurse designated by the Facility to determine the resident’s acuity level and document in the resident’s medical record.


1.  Assesses and determine the level of care on all new admissions.

2. Assumes responsibility for all level of care change within the facility.

3.  Generates appropriate forms to complete level of acuity change and sends forms to the appropriate agency for processing, as required by state law.

4.  Participates in communicating changes of acuity level of residents to the Medical Director, Administrator, Admission Director and D.O.N.

5.  Attends daily admission meeting as needed.

6.  Coordinates interdisciplinary participation in completing the MDS and ensures completion of MDS within days of admissons.

7.  Completes the Resident Assessment Protocol (RAP) form within guidelines.


Job Requirements :

1.  The MDS Coordinator/RNAC must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current registered licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.

2.  A minimum of three years full-time or equivalent clinical experience is required and a minimum of two years of clinical experience in long-term care nursing with one year in a management/administrative or supervisory.

3.  Comprehensive knowledge of Medicare reimburse, Medicaid and third party payor regulations is required.

4.  graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with current RN licensure in the state in which employment occurs is required.

5.  Two years of long term care clinical nursing experience is required.

6.  A Bachelor’s Science Degree in Nursing is preferred.

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Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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