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RN MDS Coordinator

We Are Hiring

Saint Joseph Center, part of Ascension Living, is looking for a caring and compassionate LPN to join the team! Located in a tranquil setting close to major Freeport roads, Presence Saint Joseph Center is easily accessible. This 120-bed community offers short-stay rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care. We make every effort to help our residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Many of our staff members are long-tenured and form close relationships with residents. A kind word, a shared laugh or a heartfelt hug can brighten a day.

Full-time MDS Coordinator Opening!
1.0 FTE  Exempt Position

Hours are primarily 8 AM to 4:30 PM and will include a weekend on-call rotation as a member of the Nursing Administration Team

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do

As an RN MDS Coordinator with Ascension Senior Living, you will have the opportunity to collects data for use in determining care plans, compliance with treatment norms and privacy standards, and in supplying information to third parties.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the accuracy of patient charts and medical data. Works as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintains current knowledge of federal, state and local standards and regulations for long-term care, such as those for certification, licensure and accreditation, Medicare, and state Medicaid.
  • Participates in all aspects of the CMS survey process including pre-survey preparation, actual survey, and post-survey plan of correction when requested. Promotes survey preparedness at all times.
  • Trains individuals to develop a comprehensive care plan for facility residents in coordination with the MDS that accurately addresses the needs of residents.

What You Will Need

Required Licenses, Education and Certifications

  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the state in which employed
  • CPR certification required upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment
  • Completion of an accredited RN program

Preferred Education and Experience

  • RAC-CT, preferred
  • Possesses working knowledge of state and federal regulations
  • Supervisory experience, preferred
  • A minimum of one-year experience as an RN, preferred

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 407466
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Freeport, IL

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