Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator - Per Diem

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Virtua Berlin, NJ

Company
Virtua
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
1039653
AJE Ref #
575913649
Location
Berlin, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Summary:
Drives financial reimbursement for the care provided at facility by assessing the physical, cognitive/mental and functional status of the patient/resident and completes MDS (Minimum Data Set) assessment tool as required by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).

Position Responsibilities:
Completes, assigns and oversees MDS/RAI completion for timeliness and accuracy in order to receive maximum financial reimbursement. Transmits facility MDS to NJ State Department of Health as required.

Communicates effectively with admissions dept., interdisciplinary team, patients/residents and family members to obtain necessary information to complete accurate assessment.

Educates LTC staff on documentation requirements as identified. Oversees and audits quality indicators on MDS completion from other sources.

Participates in interdisciplinary utilization review committee meetings to influence length of stay.

Contributes to the development of the plan of care for each resident/patient.

Position Qualifications Required
Experience Required:
Three years professional nursing experience. One year MDS experience required; subacute/long-term care or med-surg preferred. Computer proficient in MDS software, preferred.

Required Education:
Diploma RN or Associate Degree required, BSN preferred.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:
New Jersey Registered Nurse License.

Virtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law
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