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Minimum Data Set Coordinator

Company: Channel Islands Post Acute
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:


Minimum Data Set Coordinator (MDS)

Job Type: Full Time

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with being a member of our culture? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of providing exceptional care and making a positive impact in the lives of everyone we serve.

Our company mission is to dignify Long Term Care in the eyes of the world. Our facilitys success is dependent upon our highly motivated clinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding our companys mission of delivering care with compassion and integrity. We value innovation and creativity in our buildings and love a healthy debate that challenges us to learn and grow.

Our Values: C.A.P.L.I.C.O.

Customer Second, Employee First


Passion for Learning

Love one Another

Intelligent Risk Taking



Job Overview:

Purpose of Your Job Position

Primary purpose of this position is to conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), that is, the Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Are Assessments (CAAs) and Care Plan in accordance with State and Federal requirements. The MDS Nurse participates as part of the facility Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the systems and processes to manage patients receiving skilled services as assigned. Performs other nursing duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

1. Coordinates the interdisciplinary team in timely completion of the assessments.

2. Utilizes MDS Scheduler to plan and set MDS Assessment Reference Dates (ARDs).

3. Communicates ARD selection for specific MDSs to IDT.

4. Completes the MDS sections as assigned.

5. Completes CAAs as required.

6. Completes Care Plan items and attends Care Plan meetings as assigned.

7. Monitors overall the documentation in the medical record to validate that it supports MDS coding.

8. Participates in skilled utilization and State Case Mix management as assigned.

9. Provides teaching and training for MDS item completion to interdisciplinary team members that have responsibility for MDS item completion.

10. Provides teaching and mentoring of CNA staff along with Director of Nurses and Staff Development related to completion of the Nursing ADL documentation.

Other Duties

Performs nursing duties as assigned.


Education Requirements LVN, LPN, or RN

At least two years experience working in a long term care setting.

Experiencing with RAI process and MDS certification preferred.


Health/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life Insurance

401 (k) Plan and Matching

Vacation Time, Holiday Pay and Sick Time

Channel Islands Post-Acute

3880 Via Lucero #1605

Santa Barbara, CA 93110

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