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MDS Assessment Manager

Company: Sequoia Living
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring a MDS Assessment Manager who maintains standards of nursing care and implements policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department. Manages the interdisciplinary team process including development of the care plan based on completed Minimum Data Set (MDS) to assure regulatory compliance and address special needs of each resident. Produces assessments for two skilled nursing communities.What You Will Do:

  • Maintains current knowledge and skills with respect to Title 22, OBRA, nursing procedures, and computer technology.
  • Responsible for the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), admission process for new residents, and for initiating the discharge planning process.
  • Institutes and helps to maintain resident care plans by utilizing the MDS, Resident Assessment Protocols (RAP), and computerized care planning program.
  • Schedules initial, quarterly, and significant change Minimum Data Sets for each resident. Maintains calendar of interdisciplinary care team. Communicates with residents and families regarding care planning meetings and encourages families, responsible parties, and residents to attend and participate in the care planning process.
  • Coordinates with the Director of Nursing to assess if a change of resident condition has occurred and initiates a new assessment as necessary.
  • Assesses each resident quarterly and annually. Completes the manual and computerized nursing assessment sections of the MDS. Initiates "Fall Assessment" protocol and verifies completion.
  • Assesses triggered items on the MDS and makes decisions to maintain or delete triggered items. Using the information gathered evaluates and develops Resident Care Plans.
  • Based on nursing diagnostic indicators and input from RN staff, assesses additional resident needs to be included in the Care Plan. Using the information gathered, evaluates and develops Resident Care Plans.
  • Manages the interdisciplinary team process and facilitates weekly meetings; coordinates interdisciplinary staff completion of MDS, Care Plan, and progress notes; verifies that each interdisciplinary member completes a care plan based on assessment and problems triggered by MDS.
  • Communicates with physicians regarding resident care plans and obtains signature on the plan.
  • Monitors nursing notes on a routine basis to verify that the Resident Care Plan is correctly reflected in documentation.
  • Monitors, with the Director of Nursing, the special needs of residents on psychoactive drugs, fall prevention program, turning, and toileting schedules. Verifies that all disciplines are care planned appropriately, all approaches considered, and documentation complete.
  • Educates licensed nursing staff in the care planning process by reviewing MDS form. Mentors licensed nursing staff during collection of nursing data and reviews completed form.
  • Writes Care Area Assessment (CAA) for residents triggered by MDS after review of Care Plan.
  • Performs related work as assigned.Why Work Here:
    • $50.62 - $58.21/hr
    • We have medical and dental coverage or pay a cash stipend if you are covered on another plan. Life Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Emergency Relief Fund, and much more!
    • We offer on the job training and professional development opportunities.Who You Are:
      • Current California RN license required. Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Basic Life Support Certification required. Minimum two (2) years prior experience as a registered nurse in long-term care, acute care, restorative care, or geriatric nursing setting. Resident Assessment Coordinator-(RAC-CT) Certification preferred. Supervisory responsibility and experience in a geriatric setting preferred.2 years MDS nurse experience required.Who We Are:Founded in 1958, Sequoia Living is a Bay Area-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing older adults with stimulating, joyful living environments and services that support and enrich their lives. Throughout our six decades as a nonprofit serving Bay Area seniors, we've learned the importance of connection and collaboration when it comes to providing resources for healthy aging. From our continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) to safe affordable housing, engaging senior centers, and a purpose-filled volunteer program, we provide friendly environments where people can explore and discover what it means to grow stronger, wiser, and more joyful.Sequoia Living is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Sequoia Living, San Francisco , MDS Assessment Manager, Executive , San Francisco, California

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