Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

  • MDS Coordinator - RN - RNAC

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Location Name
    Amory Nursing & Rehab Center
    Missy Ubanks
    1215 Earl Frye Drive
  • Overview


    Ignite your passion at Diversicare!


    At Diversicare, our team has a passion for life and a heart for service. We strive to create a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.


    We are currently seeking an MDS Coordinator - RN - RNAC to join our team. We invite you to APPLY NOW!


    Ignite your passion at Diversicare!


    Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.


    It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”


    We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.


    We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.


    Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.







      1. Coordinate the RAI Process.
      2. Work in Collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to assess the needs of the patient/resident
      3. Coordinates and conducts the daily Case Management meeting.
      4. Ensures accurate and timely MDS assessments according to state and federal regulations.
      5. Ensures interdisciplinary team completes designated sections of the MDS assessment.
      6. Ensures and completes accurate coding of the MDS assessment with information obtained via medical record review, observation and interview with center staff, patients, residents and family members.
      7. Ensures documentation is available to support accurate coding of the MDS assessment.
      8. Maintains the tracking system of MDS assessment schedules (time frames and due dates).
      9. Utilizes electronic systems (i.e. TSI) to audit MDS assessments per company guidelines.
      10. Coordinates Care Plan conferences with the interdisciplinary team, patient, residents and families.
      11. Obtain, review and maintain all State and Federal reports, making appropriate corrections timely.
      12. Monitors Quality Measures and ensures that MDSs are accurate to support and reflect the Quality Measures.
      13. Provides education related to the RAI Process
      14. Coordinates and completes electronic submission of required documentation to the State data base and other entities per company guidelines and State and Federal regulations.
      15. Ensures Medicare and Medicaid regulatory guidelines are completed accurately and timely (i.e.: certifications, denial letters, skilled documentation, coverage criteria, etc…)
      16. Provides Managed Care case management at the center level
      17. Reviews Additional Documentation Requests (ADRs) with Health Information Management Coordinator (HIMC) to ensure all documents are available and meet the request.
      18. Participates in billing reviews (Triple Check) to ensure claims have supporting MDS assessments documents.
      19. Participates in Quality Assurance and Process Improvement Activities.
      20. Continues to update knowledge base related to Medicare, Managed Care, Medicaid, RAI Process and computer technology updates.


    1. Must hold current registered nursing license in the state of employment. 
    2. MDS experience preferred.
    3. Experience in Long Term Care preferred.
    4. Computer skills such as Data Entry and Word processing required. Working knowledge of the MDS 3.0 (current version of minimum data set).
    5. Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to skilled nursing      facilities.
    6. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret      the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.


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