Hickory Creek
- MDS Coordinator
At a glance
Location: US-IN-Madison Map
Posted: 08/23/2019
Closing: 09/22/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Would you like to make a difference in someone's life?  If so, we would like to hear from you!  We need caring and compassionate team members with excellent customer service and strong clinical skills to be a part of our growing healthcare team.  We are a skilled nursing center and as a MDS Coordinator you will have the opportunity to positively impact our residents every day. 

Benefits

We offer an attractive compensation and benefit package.  One of the best in the industry!

  • Competitive Salary with premium shift differentials
  • Medical Insurance.  Up to 80% of the premium is paid by Hickory Creek Healthcare Foundation, Inc.  Also options to include spouse and family members.
  • Pharmacy Program
  • Dental Insurance/ Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Plan-403B with a COMPANY MATCH of 33%
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 2 Personal Days a year
  • Accrue Vacation time upon hire
  • Holiday Pay
  • Accrue Sick Time upon hire

Job Responsibilities:

  • The MDS Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), electronic transmission of RAI data to those organizations and entities defined by federal and state rules and regulations, and the dissemination of the Resource Utilization Groups (RUG's) data to nursing home management and the regional financial office and completing on-going education in the preparation of the MDS (Minimum Data Set).
  • We will never knowingly fail to follow any state or federal rule or regulation regarding quality of care; potential abuse; or reimbursement or payment systems.
  • Responsibilities Schedule completion of RAI following state and federal guidelines. Gather and input data into the RAI computer system Coordinate/Supervise the documentation and completion of the MDS by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Screen each MDS for accuracy and transmit RAI data to the statutorily required entities each week. Track RUG scores and correct any errors in the allotted time frame and in the manner prescribed by the state.
  • Participate in audits and review of the MDS Requirements.

About Us: Hickory Creek operates 15 skilled nursing homes in Indiana and Ohio dedicated to the care of adults with healthcare needs. 


Core Values:

  • We are a service company committed to the highest standards of professionalism and to continuous improvement in the quality of service we provide to those entrusted to our care.
  • Our goal is to inspire confidence, provide stability and render quality resident care.
  • We will never knowingly fail to follow any state or federal rule or regulation regarding quality of care; potential abuse; or reimbursement or payment systems.
  • We strive to hire and retain personnel of ability, character and dedication by providing good working conditions, training and leadership, and personal growth opportunities.
  • We strive to serve as a responsible citizen to our residents and to the communities we serve.
  • Small, home-like environment where everyone is treated as an important individual of our care giving team.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a current license; Registered Nurse (RN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in good standing in Indiana.
  • One year of long-term care experience and familiarity with RAI preferred.
  • Must have adequate computer skills, to accurately input data into the MDS and transmit the data.
  • Must possess effective leadership skills, demonstrate organizational skills, and must have in-depth knowledge of state and federal regulations for long-term care.
  • Must meet all federal, state, and local health requirements and pass a post-employment offer physical including drug screen and background checks.
MDS Coordinator