MDS Coordinator

Stony Brook, NY
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

MDS Coordinator-1700735

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Position Summary:

At the Long Island State Veterans Home, the MDS Coordinator is a member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) and holds the primary function of completing assessments on facility residents to comply with federal and state regulations. He/she will be a resource to the IDT regarding the assessment process and will function as a liaison between the clinical and financial departments.

Duties of the MDS Coordinator may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Completes MDS assessments on assigned residents as per the MDS schedule.
  • Monitor for changes in resident's condition and provide notification of such to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs quality monitoring of data prior to submission to federal and state databases.
  • Monitors supporting documentation to support RUG levels claimed.
  • Collaborate with Nurse Managers to ensure appropriate completion of the resident center comprehensive care plan.
  • Provide education to IDT regarding MDS process.
  • Completes initial PRI on newly admitted/readmitted residents.
  • Completes documentation for submission to the Department of Veteran's Affairs.
  • Completes notification to Medicare beneficiaries for changes in level of care (SNF ABN, NOMNC).
  • Completes monthly no-pay bills and benefit exhaust notifications to the Business Office.
  • Provides requested documentation to managed care companies and monitors for necessary authorizations.
Working Conditions:

Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Nursing. NYS RN License. Minimum 2 years' experience completing MDS 3.0 assessments or related documentation. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. RAC-CT certification. 5 or more years long term care experience. Experience with computerized MDS process. Experience with managed long term care policies. Experience with Veteran's Administration required documentation for long term care residents. Special Notes: The Long Island State Veterans Home is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's Heroes every day. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Official Job Title: TH Quality Assurance Senior Coordinator
Job Field: MDS Coordinators
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Finance-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 AM - 5:00 PMFinance-Long Island State Veterans Home
Posting Start Date: Apr 14, 2017
Posting End Date: Apr 28, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4


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