Jul 22, 2021

MDS Coordinator

  • Providence
  • Spokane, WA, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a MDS Coordinator (Nursing Administration, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Offering $10,000 sign on bonus to external applicants.

In this position you will:

  • Collect data for Cognitive, Communication, Vision, Mood/Behavior, PsychoSocial, ADL, Continence, Diseases, Pain, Physical Condition, Dietary, Skin Assessment, Activities, Medications, Special Treatments/Therapies, Home/Discharge plans. Assesses triggers for comprehensive assessments and care plans.
  • Maintain and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern development, use, and implementation of the Resident assessment (MDS) and care plan.
  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, and studies as necessary. Function as the weekend on call administrative supervisor on a rotating basis.
  • Assist in completing care plan portion of the resident’s discharge plan.
  • Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
  • Work with the Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team in developing a comprehensive resident assessment and care plan for each resident.
  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various other committees of the facility (e.g., Policy Advisory, Quality Assessment and Assurance) as required, and as appointed by the Administrator.

*Must be an active RN or LPN in Washington state


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education sufficient for licensure
  • 1 year of experience as a MDS Coordinator or case manager in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility and 1 year experience with the RAI process in long term care facility
  • Must have experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Washington state

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience in an acute care or long-term care facility

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington is located on the campus of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:


Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 284488