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MDS Assessor

Company: The Grove At Valhalla Rehabilitation And Nursing C
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

MDS AssessorThe Grove at Valhalla Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is looking for a talented and hard-working MDS Assessor to join our ever-growing team.We are seeking qualified candidates who have experience as an RN and are committed to help our patients and facilities receive the support they need.Responsible for completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy and procedures.Acts as in-house case manager by considering all aspects of the residents care and coordinating services with physicians, families, third party payers and facility staff.Job Description and Responsibilities:The MDS Assessor must have solid knowledge and expertise in the MDS OBRA and PDPM process including governmental and state requirements and regulations.The MDS Assessor assumes a role to achieve optimal and accurate reimbursement. The MDS Assessor under the supervision of the MDS Coordinator shall be responsible for:Assess residents thoroughly according to RAI manual guidelinesMust have the basic knowledge of billing, cost containment, PDPM hierarchy and associated rates, consolidated billing and denial/expedited review requirements.Conducting concurrent MDS reviews to assure achievement of maximum allowable PDPM categoriesHe/she will integrate information from all disciplines to ensure appropriate reimbursement.Maintaining and transmitting all required data concerning residents assessments to the appropriate regulatory agencies as required by regulation.Upon completion of the MDS, the MDS assessor will open care plan reviews, for all initial, annual and significant change MDSs assessments, the MDS team will open the careplans as per the triggered items for the nursing department.Ensuring timely and effective coordination, implementation, and scheduled review of the residents care plans by the Interdisciplinary Team.Ensuring timely completion of MDS prior to monthly billing and triple check for Medicare Part A and HMOs as per policy.Responsible for communicating clinical and reimbursement information to MDS Coordinator for Medicare and HMO information for weekly Utilization Review as per policy.Participating in daily PDPM meetings and New Patient Review Process with all Interdisciplinary team membersProvide thorough and expert skilled need documentation reviews and communicate all discrepancies regarding documentation to the appropriate leadership team membersEducate and coach interdisciplinary team members on skilled documentation requirementsAssist with management of the Case Mix Review and OMIG Review related processes.MDS Assessor Special Demands:1. Demonstrate effective Leadership skills2. Ability to work well with people and communicate verbally in a pleasant and effective manner.3. Ability to follow oral and written instructions4. Ability to set priorities and responds to situations in a flexible manner5. Assist nursing department in emergency situations as needed6. Participate in annual competency reviewsEducation and Experiences:Must hold a current Registered Nurse License/Licensed Practical Nurse in good standing within the state of employmentSalary and Benefits: Up to $110,000 (Based on Experience)An Equal Opportunity EmployerINDRNby Jobble

Keywords: The Grove At Valhalla Rehabilitation And Nursing C, White Plains , MDS Assessor, Other , Valhalla, New York

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