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MDS Coordinator - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 69523 Date posted 12/04/2015
Requisition ID: 69523
  • Facility: Sharp Coronado Hospital & Hlth
  • City: Coronado
  • Department: SNF - Certified 2 (Villa)
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in Coronado, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, Full-time, variable, working weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS for Health Care Providers
  • One year recent MDS experience
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and regulatory guidelines
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Proficient organization and documentation skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Summary
The MDS Coordinator coordinates MDS assessment of the resident’s physical and psychosocial status, diagnosis and plan of care to ensure compliance with all regulations. The MDS Coordinator tracks resident RUG levels to monitor reimbursement levels based on clinical assessments, facilitates IDT communication and assists with quality improvement opportunities and facilitates Quality Improvement Teams.
Sharp Coronado Hospital offers a range of long-term care options to help our patients live their lives with dignity, heal to the highest degree possible, and grow in all the ways that have meaning for them.
The Sharp Villa Coronado Skilled Nursing Facility and Sharp Coronado Sub-Acute Units provide long-term care to patients in San Diego.  They have four levels of care: custodial, transitional, sub-acute and hospice.  Individualized care plans are developed for each patient, and nursing care is focused on the patient’s health and social, emotional and spiritual well-being.  Treatment plans are designed to help each patient achieve maximum independence and dignity.
Personalized programs and services bring comfort to patients in a homelike environment. All long-term care patients have access to clinical services including: 24-hour licensed nursing care, enteral therapy, integrative therapies including Healing Touch and aromatherapy, intravenous therapy, medication management, pain management, physician, podiatrist and dental visits.  The Sharp Villa Coronado Skilled Nursing Facility has a 50-bed capacity, and the Sharp Coronado Sub-Acute Units have a 68-bed capacity.
From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 204 bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.
Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keyword: MDS Coordinator, MDS, Registered Nurse, RN, Quality, Coronado, Sub-acute, Skilled, Long term care 
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