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MDS Assistant

Company: Colonial Care Center
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking an MDS Assistant to join our team! Under the direction and supervision of the MDS Coordinator; collects and assesses information for the health and well-being of all residents according to OBRA and PPS guidelines. Assists in providing a clean, safe, happy and healthy environment for residents by performing the duties as described below.SCHEDULE: Sunday to ThursdayMDS Assistant Requirements:Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including boosterCurrent and valid CA State Nursing LicenseExceptional mathematical skills and ability to apply them to tasks such as analysis of variance and sampling theoryDeep medical terminology knowledgeExperience in a clinical and healthcare setting preferredDemonstrable knowledge of state and federal regulationsPrimary MDS Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:Participate in the admission process of prospective residents in terms of their nursing needs and appropriate placementDetermine potential Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) and expense associated with a potential admissionReview all applications for admission, followed by on-site or phone assessment and communicate results of assessment to the Admissions CoordinatorComplete and assure the accuracy of the MDS process for all residentsMaintain current working knowledge of Medicare criteria, serving as a resource for nursing staff and communicate changes in regulationsMonitor Case Mix Index (CMI) scores, looking for potential risks and/or changes that may affect Medicaid reimbursementFacilitate problem-solving for complicated admissionsMonitor Medicare assessment schedules and nursing documentation to ensure accuracy and timely submissionOther duties may be assignedPAY SCALE: $35.00 to $40.00Depending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, regularly scheduled work shift, knowledge, skills, experience, and expertise.#NURSING

Keywords: Colonial Care Center, Los Angeles , MDS Assistant, Other , Los Angeles, California

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