Birchwood Terrace are looking for a RAI-MDS Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
- Coordinates the completion of MDS assessment on all residents within established timelines.
- Understands how the MDS assessment integrates with existing clinical tools and provides leadership in streamlining these processes.
- Understands and provides critical analysis of data at different levels of aggregation. (Resident, Home Health Zone, etc.).
- Articulates for staff the strengths of MDS as a clinical assessment tool including how RAP triggers and care plans enhance quality care.
- Articulates the financial implications of coding inconsistencies.
- Acts as key contact and liaison with: Health Zone/AH&W/CIHI/PCC or others as appropriate on RAI data.
- Develops facility specific material within the PCC program as required.
- Locks/Unlocks the RAI individual assessments as required.
- Batches and submits assessments quarterly to appropriate data repository.
- Responds to Health Zone on all submission errors.
- Coaches key facility personnel to build capacity for understanding RUG patient classification levels.
- Develops and introduces processes, and systems to improve accuracy of RAI content.
- Facilitates audits of RAI assessments for content accuracy.
- Develops systems to decrease coding error rates.
- Participates in strategic planning for program development/improvement.
- Keeps current on RAI trends.
- Responsible for Clinical and Admin Setup role to support MDS within PCC software program.
- Interprets reports generated by Health Zone/AH&W or CIHI and provides critical analysis for Home.
- Understands the development of RAP’s, quality indicators, and RUG case mix products.
- 3-5 years’ experience in Long Term Care, experience with MDS an asset
- Diploma or Degree in Nursing (RN or RPN designation and in good standing with CNO)
- Strong analytical and assessment skills
- Ability to lead training and education with Adult learners
- Knowledge of: Inter-RAI suite of tools, MDS/RUG III patient classification systems.
- Working Knowledge of: Project Management Principles, Industry Knowledge, Principles of Adult Education, Facilitation, Problem Solving, Continuous Quality Improvement Principles, Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
- Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
Interested applicants should forward their resume no later than November 15, 2020 to the attention of:
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