This position provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Completes the assigned portions of the MDS for Nursing. Signs the MDS forms to signify completion of the process. Maintains residents’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Assists to maintain safe, pleasant, orderly resident living areas. Completes nursing portion of MDS and reviews for completion and validity of entire process. Queries other members for accuracy of MDS; and provides final quality check prior to MDS transmission. Receives and shares information. Observes and reports residents’ conditions. Communicates with physicians using center/campus systems. Directs and assists with co-worker, resident, family/significant other education. Provides support and recognition to co-workers related to completion of the RAI / MDS process. Uses the EMR accurately.
This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society's Corporate Compliance Program.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. RN nursing licensure for state of practice is required.
- Must be certified through AANAC as a Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT) within 6 month of hire.
- Ability to communicate and comprehend.
- Knowledge of the RAI/ MDS process; knowledge of basic nursing skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will
operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.
Weight Lifting; Requirement: 25 lbs.