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MDS Nurse

Company: The Laurels of Pender
Location: Burgaw
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Laurels of Pender - Are you an experienced nurse who wants to remain clinically involved in patient care without being a bedside nurse? Are you organized, efficient, and able to manage your own work with autonomy? MDS nursing at The Laurels of Pender may be just what you're looking for!
Laurel Health Care Company offers one of the leading employee benefit packages in the industry, including health insurance, 401K with matching funds, paid time off and paid holidays. When you work with Laurel Health Care Company, you will join an experienced, hard-working team that values communication and strong teamwork abilities.
The Care Management Nurse, MDS Nurse works the RAI process and conducts assessments and care plan coordination for those residents assigned. Some responsibilities of the MDS nurse include:

  • Completes the MDS, CAA's and care plans within regulated time frames.
  • Assesses resident through physical assessment, interview and chart review.
  • Discusses resident care needs with care givers, including physician, nursing, social services, therapy, dietary, and activity staff.
  • Reviews information from hospital, consults and outside agencies and uses such information in the completion of the assessment and care planning.

    • Coordinates, identifies, and/or initiates significant change MDS'
    • Is prepared to conduct PPS meetings maintaining MDS assessments per Medicare schedule and maintains PPS board for monitoring of Medicare days and RUGs utilization in the absence of the Care Management Coordinator

    • Remains current with the American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC) requirements.


      • Registered Nurse, RN or Licensed Practical Nurse
      • AANC certification a plus. RAC-CT
      • Knowledge of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process, including the principles the Prospective Payment Process (PPS) strongly preferred.
      • Experience as an MDS Nurse

        Covid 19 vaccination or acceptable exemption requiredAbout Laurel Health Care
        Laurel Health Care Company is a national provider of skilled nursing, subacute, rehabilitative, and assisted living services dedicated to achieving the highest standards of care.
        At The Laurels, caring is more than providing excellent medical and guest services. It's also being a companion, and treating each guest with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion. It's what we call "The Laurel Way of Caring", and it comes from within each one of us.

Keywords: The Laurels of Pender, Wilmington , MDS Nurse, Healthcare , Burgaw, North Carolina

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