RN MDS Coordinator

Portage County
Job Description
Our mission at the Portage County Health Care Center is to provide quality, individualized, cost effective, residential and rehabilitative services for elderly and adult clients with short and long -term needs. 

We are seeking a full-time MDS Coordinator to join our exceptional and compassionate team.

What is a summary of what the MDS (Minimum Data Set) coordinator responsible for?

  • They are responsible for the MDS assessment process completion, care planning process, and scheduling of MDS assessments.
  • The MDS Coordinator assures maximum reimbursement by: determining payment coverage of each resident from admission to discharge; and by strategically setting Assessment Reference Dates (ARD’s) for the MDS in collaboration with therapy services within the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) requirements.
  • This position is responsible for determining Resource Utilization Group (RUG) levels and assisting with admission assessment processes.
  • This position requires on-going education related to rules and regulations regarding MDS process and reimbursement.
For a detailed description of position, email the HR department at: HR@co.portage.wi.us

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Associate degree in nursing.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility.\Experience in Minimum Data Set/Resident Assessment Instrument/Prospective Payment System in a Skilled Nursing Facility setting.
  • Resident Assessment Instrument certification preferred; must be certified within six months of the date of hire.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Medicare rules, regulations and documentation requirements.
  • Computer and typing proficiency
  • Experience with clinical assessment
  • Be able to maintain composure and cope with stress and frustration, appreciate the dignity of each resident, and keep cultural, social and medical problems confidential.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to insured vehicle for work-related travel.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential functions.
What kind of benefits does the County offer?
  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution or a Traditional PPO plan)
  • Vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County
  • Dental insurance
  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Learn more about the Portage County (Stevens Point, WI) at: 
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