RN - MDS Coordinator

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/14/2024 1:49 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood at Waverly
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
8am - 4pm
$36.00 - $52.00


$36.00 - $52.00


Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) with Medicare experience? Do you consider yourself an expert in assessment and reimbursement methodology?  We want to talk with you! 


RN - MDS Coordinator Position Overview:

  • Oversees, reviews and/or completes the MDS/PPS components of the facility based MDS/PPS departments.
  • Completes and/or oversees completion of all Medicare PPS MDS and/or OBRA assessments for both subacute and long-term care.
  • Establishes the schedule for completion of the Medicare required assessments setting the completion date to maximize reimbursement and RUGs categories for each individual assessment.
  • Acts as support/liaison to the business office coordinator and/or designee in determining eligibility for Medicare and tracking Medicare days in the facility.
  • Serves as facility contact with Managed Care providers to ensure appropriate authorization and reimbursement for facility services provided.

Apply today to our MDS Coordinator position and check out Elderwood's Benefits:

  • EARN 16% more with our Pay in Lieu of Benefits Program
  • Increased Tuition Reimbursement Program for Clinical Tracks 
  • Shift Differentials
  • Full Benefits Package
  • 401k PLUS Employer Matching
  • Employee Referral Program

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Dramatically Increased Wages!, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Quiet rural neighborhood, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program


RN - MDS Coordinator - Responsibilities: 

  • Participates and collaborates with Medical Records and Therapy staff in preparing records for CMS andvarious entities for pre and post-pay record reviews, ADR requests and appeals processes.
  • Manages NYS RUGs III case mix for Medicaid reimbursement.
  • Completes occasional travel between facilities and Elderwood Learning Center.
  • Supervises MDS Coordinator(s), if designated.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.


RN - MDS Coordinator - Qualifications:

  • Licensed Professional Nurse (RN licensure preferred) with current license in state employed
  • Prior experience with MDS 3.0 scheduling, coding and submission requirements preferred
  • Experience with PointClickCare preferred
  • Experience with Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) and Case Mix Index (CMI) preferred
  • Experience with state Medicaid program, Medicare/PPS program, Managed Care programs, RUGs III and RUGs IV classification and reimbursement systems, Part A coverage
  • 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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