MDS Coordinator

MDS Coordinator

Who We Are

We are working toward our mission to dignify and to transform long-term care. We are not quite there yet, but have come such a long way! We are growing our team and adding Amazing Healthcare Professionals. What we need to get there is a motivated MDS Coordinator who is willing to be a part of a team and be committed to growing her/his talents.

Who You Are

You care about serving your residents. We cannot teach that—either you have it or you do not. But, if you have that trait, then you can change the world one resident at a time!
You have a dream of becoming your best self, whether that is career growth (maybe becoming a DNS) or providing the best cares in the world—either way you will change your life!
You are a team player and want to work with other team players.

What You’ll be Doing

Coordinates the interdisciplinary team in timely completion of the assessments
Utilizes MDS Scheduler to plan and set MDS Assessment Reference Dates (ARDs)
Communicates ARD selection for specific MDSs to IDT
Completes the MDS sections as assigned
Completes CAAs as required
Completes Care Plan items and attends Care Plan meetings as assigned
Monitors overall the documentation in the medical record to validate that it supports MDS coding
Participates in skilled utilization and State Case Mix management as assigned
Provides teaching and training for MDS item completion to interdisciplinary team members that have responsibility for MDS item completion
Provides teaching and mentoring of CNA staff along with Director of Nurses and Staff Development related to completion of the Nursing ADL documentation

What You Will Need

Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License
LTC or SNF Experience

COVID Requirements:

Our facility follows the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ COVID-19 vaccination requirement. The regulation requires all facility employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to be granted an exemption based on an approved request for a medical or religious exemption.

Company Info

Company Name
The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines

Company URL

Contact Name
Mike Anderson




Des Moines, IA