RN - MDS Coordinator

Posted Date 3 months ago(1/30/2024 9:59 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood at Lancaster
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
8AM - 4PM
$32 - $52 / Hourly


$32 - $52 / Hourly


RN MDS Nurse Assessor starting rate range: 32.00-52.00/hr (Earn More with More Experience)

EARN 16% more with our Pay in Lieu of Benefits Program.

Elderwood is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our clinical team as a RN MDS Nurse Assessor.

LPNs, with the right skill set, will be considered as well. 

MDS Nurse Assessor - Position Overview:

  • An MDS Nurse Assessor is responsible for collecting and submitting assessment data for the health and well-being of our residents.
  • The MDS Nurse supports the MDS/PPS Coordinator in completion of PPS and/or OBRA assessments for both subacute and long-term care as required as well as any additional departmental tasks designated by MDS/PPS Coordinator as needed.
  • This is a DAYS position
  • We will train the right candidate!

Elderwood at Lancaster

Join Our Team

Salary. Benefits. Balance.

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program


RN - MDS Nurse Assessor - Essential Job Functions:

  • Accurate and timely completion and submission of Minimum Data Set (MDS).
  • Compliance with Federal and State requirements, and facility policies.
  • Actively participate in utilization management processes, including PDPM and state case mix process.
  • Conducts resident interviews.
  • Compile, monitor and audit clinical documentation.
  • Communicate clinical issues to appropriate clinicians .
  • Supports and assists MDS/PPS Coordinator as directed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them.
  • Utilizes electronic timekeeping system as directed.
  • Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
  • Follows policy and procedure regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets, etc.
  • Supports and abides by Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Abides by Elderwood’s businesses code of conduct, compliance, and HIPAA policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or Elderwood Administrative Services Clinical Reimbursement Department


RN - MDS Nurse Assessor - Qualifications:


  • Licensed Professional Nurse (RN licensure preferred) with current license in state employee
  • Prior experience with MDS 3.0 preferred
  • Long Term Care experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and dedicated
  • Willing to train the right candidate
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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