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MDS Coordinator

Company: Stella Maris
Location: Bel Air
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryLike the Sisters of Mercy before us, we witness God's healing love for all people by providing excellent clinical and residential services within a community of compassionate care.As a leader in eldercare for nearly 70 years, we are always looking for qualified people to join the Stella Maris team. Our team includes nurses, certified geriatric nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, therapists and other caregivers and support staff. If you are interested in becoming a part of our highly committed team of employees, please consider applying today. ResponsibilitiesIn this role, you will ensure the timely and accurate completion of the RAI and Care Management process from admission to discharge. You will be responsible to coordinate, manage, and maintain complete accurate coding of the current MDS and care plan documentation for assigned residents.*There is the option to work 2 remote days for this role.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:--- Uses clinical assessment skills and chart review to accurately identify resident status. Identifies clinical changes and assures appropriate MDS assessment is performed. Reviews data gathered during pre-admission process for MDS applicability. --- Maintains resident assessment schedule in accordance with regulatory standards. Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to maximize RUGS classifications. --- Inputs MDS data accurately and transmits data according to regulatory standards. --- Coordinates with insurance carriers/external agencies to assure that all authorization and clinical update requirements are met. Responds timely and effectively to denial of payment and/or service notification to ensure reimbursement. --- Maintains weekly UR documentation and prepares required Medicare documentation. --- Assists in the maintenance of standards of nursing practice by monitoring care outcomes; actively participates in quality assurance processes. --- Coordinates and monitors adherence to MDS procedural guidelines. Requirements--- RN licensure in the State of Maryland--- 3+ years of long term care experience--- Prior experience with Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, MDS completion, clinical resource utilization and/or case management preferred--- Ability to rapidly achieve proficiency with MDS software; familiarity with Microsoft Office applications--- RAC-CT highly desired Shift Schedule8am-4:30pm

Keywords: Stella Maris, Baltimore , MDS Coordinator, Other , Bel Air, Maryland

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