Jan 19, 2022

MDS Coordinator

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
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Job Description

About Sheridan Memorial

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been serving our community for over 100 years. We are a progressive, state-of-the-art facility located along the valley of the eastern slope of the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Sheridan Wyoming. With sophisticated technology and services beyond what one might expect in a hospital this size, patients can take comfort in knowing they are receiving high quality care from highly skilled professionals. We would like to add additional highly skilled MDS Coordinator to our team. If you are interested in adding value to a state-of-the-art facility in a beautiful location this is the opportunity for you.

Summary

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical-transitional care setting. Communicates with physician/Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. MDS Coordinator facilitates and obtains physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient. Educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines and regulatory requirements, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing, and case management. Supports timely, accurate, and complete documentation of clinical information.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Completing accurate assessments, MDS & care plans as assigned.
  • Initiating care plans and supporting activities as assigned.
  • Creating and distributing monthly care plan calendars in a timely fashion.
  • Maintaining & updating all care plans and assessments as required.
  • Monitoring & auditing clinical records, ensuring accuracy & timeliness.
  • Informing DON of persistent issues related to non-compliant documentation.
  • Protecting the confidentiality of Resident & Facility information at all times.
Education Qualifications
  • Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse License.
  • BLS certification, required.
  • At least one (1) years of MDS Coordinator experience, preferred. One nursing experience with in a long-term care center preferred.
  • Central Registry, required.

Additional Skills

  • Must be highly organized, professional and motivated
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Additional languages desirable

In accordance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s (SMH) duty to maintain a safe work environment for staff, patients and visitors, and to ensure the facility remains in compliance with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) Conditions of Participation, COVID-19 vaccinations or an approved medical or religious exemption is required in accordance with established CMS requirements.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.