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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark RN - MDS Nurse Assessor in Lockport, New York

$32.00 - $52.00 / hour

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

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

Elderwood at Lockport is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our clinical team as a MDS Nurse Assessor. LPNs, with the right skill set, will be considered as well.

RN 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

About Elderwood at Lockport

  • Elderwood at Lockport is located in a park-like setting in the City of Lockport, near the historic Erie Canal and the renowned “Flight of Five” locks. This skilled nursing facility with a long tradition in Eastern Niagara County conveys a friendly, family-like atmosphere. A unit dedicated to rehab services features a spacious gym for physical, occupational and speech therapy. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s personalized, structured Seasons Memory Care programs.

Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

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

  • Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

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.

Requisition ID: 2023-25029

Shift: Days

Street: 104 Old Niagara Road