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MDS Director

Company: National Healthcare Associates
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

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A Great Place to Work

Riverside is a proud affiliate of National Health Care Associates. As a Certified Great Place to Work, we think that you are going to love it here. Your work will be meaningful to you. You will make a genuine difference in the lives of our aging guests and the families that love them. You will enjoy lasting bonds with the families you meet and with the teams you work on. And if you desire, you will experience real career growth where your expertise and dedication is valued and appreciated. We invite you to join our team!

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What You'll Do:

As an MDS Director, you will manage the Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessments necessary for developing personalized resident care plans and the capture of clinical reimbursement for services provided. You will ensure the highest level of revenue integrity and compliance to all state and federal regulations for MDS completion and coding conventions.

RN license required

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and oversee the MDS program, ensuring compliance and accuracy in assessments

Determine Patient Driven Payment Method (PDPM) and expense associated with a potential admissions

Monitor Case Mix Index (CMI) scores, looking for potential risks and/or changes that may affect reimbursement

May train, mentor and/or manage MDS Coordinators, providing guidance and support

Coordinate and participate in comprehensive resident assessments and care planning

Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to ensure accurate data collection for assessments

Provide insights and ongoing education to facility staff and leaders

Track, trend and analyze assessment data to confirm compliance and identify strategic opportunities to optimize reimbursement

Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in nursing care

If you are passionate about ensuring exceptional resident care through accurate, detailed assessments and documentation, consider this exceptional opportunity. Join our team as an MDS Director in an organization where your expertise and dedication are valued and appreciated.

#Tier1

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What We Offer

As an affiliate of National Health Care, our Riverside team enjoys:

Competitive compensation and benefits package including a 10% defined contribution retirement plan

Comprehensive training and mentorship

Opportunities for professional growth and development

Supportive and collaborative work environment

The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents

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What You'll Bring:

Qualifications of the MDS Director include:

Valid state RN license required

Advanced degree or certification preferred

Direct care in a long-term care setting and/or MDS Coordinator experience required

Proficient in state and federal regulations governing the MDS and billing process

Knowledge and understanding of Electronic Medical Record (EMR), PDP, MDS 3.0, Medicaid and Medicare requirements

Interest in the nursing needs of the aged and the chronically ill with the ability to work with both

Deadline driven, exceptionally detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills, analytical capabilities and the ability to make decisions independently

Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal abilities

Ability to work effectively and influence others in a multidisciplinary team environment

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We Hire for Heart!

National Health Care Associates (National) is proud to be a family-run organization since 1984. Like family, each of National's centers are unique but share common values: Kindness, Service, Compassion and Excellence. Today, our centers include more than 30 premier providers of short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and post-hospital care including several named "Best Of" by US News & World Report. When you join the team at a National center, you join a team that provides life-changing care to thousands of patients, residents, and families in a Great Place to Work Certified environment.

ID 2024-2183

Location/Org Data : Name Riverside Health & Rehabilitation Center

Category Nursing

Position Type Full-Time

Keywords: National Healthcare Associates, East Hartford , MDS Director, Executive , East Hartford, Connecticut

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