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Job ID 
2018-4638
Company 
Highland Park Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Pittsburgh
Posted Date 
6/11/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
negotiable based on experience

More information about this job

Overview

RNAC/MDS COORDINATOR needed for leadership role within fast-growing care center

 

Full Time – Pittsburgh, Pa

 

Highland Park Care Center is a 144-bed Skilled Nursing Center, which includes a Center for the Memory Impaired. Located in Highland Park, the Center is just four miles from Downtown Pittsburgh, with easy access to public transportation. The Center features three large outdoor balconies, an activities center, and off-street parking.

 

This fast-growing center seeks an experienced Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator (RNAC)/MDS Coordinator to provide strong leadership and practical, clinical skills.

Responsibilities

This is a diverse, hands-on role with a host of unique responsibilities including: 

  • Coordinating the interdisciplinary assessment and care planning process, in partnership with cross-departmental teams
  • Constructing a schedule for resident assessments and care conference
  • Ensuring the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) is completed in accordance with regulatory and financial requirements
  • Utilizing expertise in clinical reimbursement systems to ensure resident issues and interventions are accurately documented and appropriately reflecting on the RAI documents
  • Overseeing the development of individual resident care plans, through interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Assisting the facility and ancillary staff through in-service programming designed to help give personnel a better understanding of the RAI, care planning and reimbursement processes
  • Transmitting the MDS documents  to state agencies in a timely fashion
  • Performing added duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

Candidates must display strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills, along with an ability to both thrive from and contribute to an interdisciplinary team. Because this role involves direct engagement with a diverse population, an ability to listen, show compassion and be patient and flexible are essential.

 

Applicants must have a current Pennsylvania RN license or temporary practice permit, and have long-term care nursing experience with at least one year in management. All candidates are expected to have an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, long-term care regulations, Medicare/Medicaid, MDS, HMO processes and basic computer software/programs.

 

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