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From skilled nurses and therapists to administrative staff and clinical evaluators, our employees make a difference in the lives of patients and their families every day. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local providers—CareMeridian’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative health and human services for more than 30 years.

MDS Coordinator

Job ID 190003O9
Description
MDS Coordinator
Primary Location: AZ-AZPhoenix-5301 E Thomas Rd
Function:Clinical

CareMeridian

CareMeridian

Founded in 1989, CareMeridian provides a continuum of high quality, cost-effective post-acute care and rehabilitation options to people of all ages with brain, spinal cord and other life-altering injuries and medically-complex illnesses. and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join CareMeridian and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

 



Description

The objective of MDS coordinators is to promote the physical and emotional well-being of CareMeridian residents. They use a Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) to gather information from residents and their families during initial and periodic interviews. The MDS covers such areas as the patient's mood, behavior patterns, cognitive ability, and nutrition needs.

Information from these assessments helps our interdisciplinary team to  formulate individualized care plans that include support from social services, dieticians, rehab specialists, and medical staff. MDS coordinators then implement and monitor these care plans to ensure their effectiveness. They must also make sure all strategies comply with Medicare requirements and ethical standards.



Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing (RN) program
  • One year of related experience
  • Experience working with medically complex individuals
  • Current RN license
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state

EOE/AAE


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