Lynwood Manor
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Summary/Objective In keeping with our organization's goal of improving the lives of the Residents we serve, the MDS Coordinator plays a critical role in providing leadership in the management of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and utilization management process in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards.
  2. Assist with the development of comprehensive care plans for Residents in coordination with the MDS that accurately addresses the needs of the Resident.
  3. Coordinate, manage and monitor the written plan of care for each Resident of the facility that identifies the needs of the Resident and goals to be accomplished for each need.
  4. Assist nursing management with the coordination, management, and review of nurse's notes to determine if the care plan is being followed.
  5. Monitor Resident status changes to ensure appropriate and timely nursing or clinical tem involvement.
  6. Assure MDS and support documentation are accurate representation of the Resident and meet regulatory and auditor requirements.
  7. Perform regular audits of documentation to assure accuracy.
  8. Assist nursing management with the discharge process.
  9. Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms and reports.
  10. Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.
  11. Maintains strict confidentiality regarding sensitive health information of Residents.
  12. Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to appropriate persons.
  13. Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Residents and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.
  14. Answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously when working in Resident care areas.
  15. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
  16. Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.

Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment This job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the facility.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This role may also come into contact with Residents who may have contagious illnesses. 

Physical Demands while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This position is part of a health care facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required. 

Travel No travel is expected for this position.

 Required Education and Experience

  • Current State License as a Nurse
  • C.P.R. Certified

Preferred Education and Experience

  • One year experience as a Nurse in a long-term care setting.
  • One year experience as a C.N.A

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Knowledge and training in all aspects of MDS process.


Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Lynwood Manor
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