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RNAC / MDS Coordinator

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2021 12:24 PM)
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting


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


Full Time – Johnstown, PA


Laurelwood Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services, Laurelwood Care Center has come to revolutionize senior care in Cambria County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years. This fast-growing center seeks an experienced Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator (RNAC) / MDS Coordinator to provide strong leadership and practical, clinical skills.


This RNAC / MDS Coordinator is a diverse, hands-on position 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


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, 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. Prefer candidates with at least 2 years of experience in MDS completion.








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