Full Time: Day Shift
RehabLiving at the Meadows
MDS Coordinator – RN or LVN – FT
Summary: Works in office area(s) as well as throughout the nursing service area (i.e., drug rooms, nurses’ stations, resident rooms, etc.).
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department directors.
Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is involved in community/civic health matters/projects as appropriate.
Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents’ needs.
1. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
2. Must have, as a minimum, three (3) year’s experience in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility.
3. Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
4. Must have a working knowledge of managed care rules, regulations, and guidelines.
1. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
2. Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
3. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
4. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
5. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
6. Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to managed care and nursing care facilities.
7. Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
8. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
9. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
10. Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
11. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
12. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.