Job: MDS Coordinator

Categories Licensed Practical Nurse
Salary Very Competitive
Location Chicago, IL
Job Information

MDS Nurse Coordinator (LPN or Registered Nurse)

If working in an environment that fosters developing quality care and time with your patients is what you are seeking in your next opportunity. Consider exploring an opportunity within one of the multi-site locations of this successful health care system.

We are a 118 bed Nursing Home Facility with both long and short term residents. We are seeking an experienced MDS Nurse Coordinator (LPN or RN) for our Nursing Home Facility in Chicago, IL.

Daily Job Responsibilities will include the following:

You will be responsible for all MDS (OBRA and MC) sections not done by other departments, complete care plans on all residents, conduct care plan meetings at least quarterly on all residents, complete MC physician certifications/re-certifications, conduct weekly RUG 48 meetings and weekly MC meetings, fall coordinator (complete investigations on all falls, conduct fall committee meetings, update fall care plan, pain assessment, fall assessment, etc), 3rd floor manager (rounds at least 2 times per day, monitor documentation for all residents, quarterly chart audits, etc), and charge nurse on a floor as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the facility policies and patient outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Document’s patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program with a minimum of an Associate of Science in Nursing or an Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse or License Practical Nurse Licensed in the State of Illinois

Qualified MDS Nurses please forward your resume to Eric Clay at eclay@lpchealthcare.com or call 773-494-9365 for more information.

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