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MDS Coordinator

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507 E Freemont St
Burgaw, NC
Job ID: 18385
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2024

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: Pender Memorial Hospital

Department: SNF(2 West)

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: STD HRS - Standard-Exe or Office w flex

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do


The MDS Coordinator reports to the Manager, Skilled Nursing Facility. Responsible for MDS assessments ensuring all state requirements/regulations are met.


1. Provides education & information on the MDS process to employees as needed. 2. Serves as resource person for resident planning. 3. Completes individual resident care plans & makes timely changes as needed. 4. Completes MDS assessment in a timely manner and communicates as needed to director/therapies. 5. Support Program Development Activities. 6. Promotes optimal communication among SNF staff members, ancillary staff, referral sources, physicians, residents and family members. 7. Attends and participates in department/facility meetings as required. 8. Participates in direct and indirect patient care as warrants (i.e. covering staffing issues as needed) 9. Transmits MDS assessments to the state data base in a timely manner. 10. Weekly weight loss review and care plan team. Provide staff with updated weekly and monthly printed forms for weight monitoring. 11. In charge of facility in absence of Manager & Clinical Coordinator. 

Position Requirements

* Licensed Practical Nurse
* Registered Nurse

* Associate Degree

Other information:

Education: Graduate of a Board of Nursing or NLN accredited school of nursing. 

Licensure/Certificate: Current licensure as a LPN or RN by the NC Board of Nursing or compact state. CPR certification. 

Experience: At least one year long term care and MDS knowledge preferred. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

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