Lead MDS Coordinator, RN

Lead MDS Coordinator, RN

November 2, 2023

As a service organization, Wesley selects employees who bring our mission to promise. When you become a member of the Wesley team, you contribute to the active lifestyle, high quality of care and other services we provide older adults at our award-winning communities or other residence. Our workforce is as diverse as our services, which include independent living, assisted living, Catered Living, memory care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, home care and home health.

Our Total Rewards philosophy is a balanced approach that meets the needs of employees on their career journey whether they are just joining the workforce or nearing retirement. We evaluate our Total Rewards offerings annually to provide benefits employees would find meaningful. In addition to competitive wages and a commitment to pay equity, we offer the following benefits and other compensation:

– Employees, and their families if elected, can participate in medical and vision insurance (full time and ACA eligible), dental (full time) and group life (employee only for full time, excludes part-time and on-call staff).
– We offer a combined paid time off (PTO) policy which incorporates state paid sick leave with company paid time off at an accrual rate of 0.0577 per hour worked, equivalent to 120 hours of PTO at 2,080 hours worked in a year. We also offer 6 Paid Holidays (8 hours for full time and 6 hours for part time per event, excludes on-call staff) and 1 Personal Holiday of Choice per year (8 hours, excludes on-call staff).
– Retirement planning is encouraged through our 403(b) plan that includes a generous 100% company match on the first 4% of earnings an employee contributes. There is a 5-year vesting schedule on the company match, and minors are ineligible for the company match.
– A food and beverage discount of 30% is available to all employees at any Wesley bistro. Employees are also eligible for On-Demand Pay with Dayforce Wallet. Minors need parental consent to access this benefit.
– To assist employees with challenges outside of the workplace, Wesley offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which is 100% company paid. Additionally, Wesley Community Foundation provides grants to qualifying employees as detailed in the plan summary.
– Lastly, the efforts and contributions of our valued employees are celebrated in our best-in-class recognition and reward platform, Inspire. Points earned for various reasons may be redeemed for a variety of merchandise, gift cards, tickets, travel and other experiences selected by the employee.

This summary is intended to reflect the most reasonable and genuinely expected offering of benefits and other compensation for the posted job. The official website for all Wesley job postings is https://wesleychoice.org/careers/. Wesley is not responsible for content on third-party job boards. Salary ranges, benefits and other compensation are subject to change.

Enrich the lives of older adults through community, choice, and continuing care in the Lead MDS Coordinator role. The Lead MDS Coordinator is responsible for the timely completion and oversight of MDS accuracy of all resident MDS’s according to the OBRA and Medicare Regulations. The Lead MDS Coordinator works closely with the Medical Records Coordinator and the Medicare Biller to assure accuracy for the PDPM assignment of each resident. Find your sense of belonging at Wesley!

You will provide continuing care through these responsibilities:
– Completes and oversees in a timely and accurate fashion all MDS’s relating to the residents on assigned units to meet State and Federal mandated MDS regulations. Updates Care Plan and Nursing Care Directives while performing the MDS to assure accuracy and continuity of care.
– Confers with all necessary staff on assigned units as to the accuracy of information prior to completing MDS. Reminds appropriate staff when MDS deadlines need to be met and assures appropriate complete of all reports.
– Oversees, investigates, and researches information available, interviews resident and family members in order to obtain proper information for MDS accuracy completion. In addition, assures all MDS staff are doing the same.
– Reviews Utilization Review notes in order to be aware of the changes in the Medicare status of residents. Reviews, validates and oversees monthly MDS draft schedule provided by the Health Information Records Technician and informs the appropriate individuals of changes that need to be made. Works with health information records tech to validate finalized MDS schedule and communicates potential changes as needed to support accurate ARD (assessment reference dates) for WA Case mix and PPS (prospective payment) assessments.
– Enters all MDS’s into the LTCS computer program. Performs assessments on LTCS that are triggered on the MDS such as fall risk, Braden, bowel and bladder for individualized care plan developments.
– Completes all RAP summaries according to State and Federal regulations.
– Completes weekly review of all assessments to support case mix and payment accuracy (ADLs, end split credit and timely ARD adjustments).
– Completes oversight of Restorative programs to support restorative end split credit for care provided affecting score outcomes.
– Oversees and reviews Washington State Quality Measures used for Washington State Quality Enhancement payment.
– Learn and apply Company, Federal, State, and local rules, regulations, and policies.
– Other duties and projects as assigned.

Our requirements and qualifications for success:
– Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
– Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in Washington State
– First Aid and CPR certification within 30 days of hire
– Exceptional attention to detail
– Ability to understand and communicate in the English language
– Proficient-to-Advanced technology skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), Point-Click-Care, and other common software-based workplace technology.
– 4+ years of specific MDS work experience

Physical, environmental, and mental requirements:
– Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
– Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
– Ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns
– Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
– Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
– Ability to work with others and model servant leadership

Salary Range: $42.00 to $60.00 per hour

Company Info

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Tyler Loback


(206) 870-1231


815 S 216th St
Des Moines, WA 98198