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Consulate Health Care Interim-MDS Coordinator RN in Woodstock, Virginia

Job ID 112806
Position Location US-VA-Woodstock
Care Center Consulate Health Care of Woodstock
Job Category MDS
Position Location : Street 803 South Main Street
Position Location : Zip 22664-1125
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK

Job Overview

As Interim-MDS Coordinator RN, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, coworkers, visitors and all others. Agency Free Facility!

The primary purpose of your job position is to coordinate delivery of services to managed care and Medicare residents in collaboration with the facility’s team members. The Interim-MDS Coordinator will assist the Director of Clinical Services with ensuring that all documentation in the facility meets all federal and state, certification guidelines. The MDS Nurse will coordinate the entire RAI process assuring the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the MDS, RAPS, and Interdisciplinary Care Plan. The MDS Nurse monitors and documents the cost effectiveness of treatment provided, facilitates and coordinates the admission and discharge process, serves as the resident and family advocate and acts as a liaison to insurance and medical management professionals. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

Job Functions :

As Interim-MDS Coordinator RN, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for providing direct resident care and accordance with established plans. No supervisory function. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description at anytime. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Duties and Responsibilities of Interim-MDS Coordinator RN :

  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each resident’s medical status upon admission and throughout the resident’s course of treatment.

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, assist in the implementation of the resident’s treatment plan.

  • Provide routine nursing services for residents as directed by Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.

  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines of the company.

  • Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Provide regular resident status updates to appropriate personnel.

  • Attend and participate in department/facility meetings, as required.

  • Act in compliance with company, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

  • Travels between multiple facilities.

  • Extensive overnight travel.

  • Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.

  • Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co- workers, residents, families and visitors.

  • May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Resident Rights :

  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information including protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information.

  • Ensure that all residents are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity, and respect.

  • Ensure that a written record is made of any resident’s complaints or grievances with a full accounting of any actions taken and the current status of the complaint.

Working Conditions :

  • Multi-facility travel required. Must be able to travel by air and automobile with overnight stays.

  • Works in office area(s) as well as throughout the nursing service area (i.e., drug rooms, nurses’ stations, resident rooms, etc.).

  • Moves intermittently during working hours.

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.

  • Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department directors.

  • Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

  • Is involved in community/civic health matters/projects as appropriate.

  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants,tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.

  • Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents’ needs.

Job Requirements

Interim-MDS Coordinator

Requirements for Interim-MDS Coordinator :


  • Must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice. Completion of an approved course of nursing study


  • Must have, as a minimum, one (1) year of nursing experience in a setting serving the same age or type of resident population served by thisfacility.

  • Must have, as a minimum, six (6) months training experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.

Specific Requirements

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to prove care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.