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Resident Assessment Nurse - RN (MDS Coordinator)

Company: Covington Court Health And Rehabilitation Center
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking for something a little different in a healthcare career? A position that only requires patient assessment as the only direct care and Monday through Friday schedule? If so, then you might be the perfect fit for a Resident Assessment Nurse (RN) position within the organization.Under the direction of the Director of Nursing (D.O.N.), the Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC) leads an interdisciplinary team using a core set of screening, clinical, and functional status elements which forms the foundation of a comprehensive assessment. RAC utilizes this comprehensive assessment to ensure the plan of care has a holistic approach centered around the residents wants, needs and goals. The ideal candidate, to become a Resident Assessment Coordinator, is a nurse with excellent documentation skills and superior assessment skills. She/he is detailed-oriented, employs the nursing process and uses critical thinking. The Resident Assessment Coordinator is an administrative nurse that is a leader and an educator in the post-acute care setting.The details:Coordinate the interdisciplinary assessment process for assigned residents of the facility.Coordinate development of and ensure completion of Comprehensive Care Plan accordance with company, state and federal guidelines.Monitor residents to ensure that the individual resident Care Plans are followed and updated as necessary. Bring any variances noted to the attention the Director of Nursing and Care Plan Team.Why you should consider this opportunity:Monday through Friday schedule - day shiftFlexible work hours, if needed. (compared to hospital where you cant leave or come in later for occasional appointment during the shift/day).More administrative than direct resident care (outside of patient assessment).Build longer relationships with residents and their families than you get to in an acute settingPossible Resident Assessment Coordinator Certification (RAC-CT) through AANACQUALIFICATIONSMust be a RN (Registered Nurse) with required State license in good standingMDS experience preferred but not required. We will train!Must be knowledgeable in general nursing standards of care and medical practices.Excellent analytical and deductive reasoning skillsComputer literacy and comprehensive understanding of electronic documentation program.We offer the following benefits for you and your family:Competitive WagesBlue Cross Blue Shield Health InsuranceDental InsuranceLife InsuranceVision Insurance401K with company matchPaid HolidaysPaid Sick TimePaid VacationWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in the workplace'Our Family Caring For Yours'by Jobble

Keywords: Covington Court Health And Rehabilitation Center, Fort Smith , Resident Assessment Nurse - RN (MDS Coordinator), Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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