Assistant Director of Nursing | MDS Coordinator

Location
Hays, Kansas
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Nov 17, 2020
Ref
req52628
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Location: Good Samaritan Society Hays

Address: 2700 Canal Blvd, Hays, KS 67601-1702 USA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

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Our nursing department is filled with caring and compassionate professionals who love their residents and are committed to doing the right thing. Who wouldn't want to be a part of a team like this?Hays Good Samaritan Center is a 70 bed campus that offers short term rehabilitation, long term care, memory care, and Senior Living apartments in a beautiful, updated facility.

This Assistant Director of Nursing | MDS Coordinator position works Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, and is scheduled off most major holidays. The Assistant Director of Nursing serves as the weekend nurse on call every third weekend, supports the nursing floor when needed, and serves as QAPI (quality assurance & process improvement) Coordinator. Responsible for infection control and wound monitoring.

Why work for the Good Samaritan Society?

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society is transforming the aging experience in America. Now, partnered with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life.

https//www.good-sam.com/

https//www.sanfordhealth.org/

Why work for the Hays Good Samaritan Society?

A member of the Hays community since 1976, the Hays Good Samaritan Center is committed to excellence in care, doing the right thing, and being a positive member of the Hays community.A beautiful facility, wonderful staff, and- we're sure- the best residents around, this is your new home away from home.

https//www.good-sam.com/locations/hays

Why work (or live) in Hays?

In the wonderful city of Hays, you'll find museum exhibits, a variety of local and national restaurants, shops carrying the latest trends, and big box retailers.Hays is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.

https//www.haysusa.com/

What You'll Do

ADNS RESPONSIBILITIES

This position provides care and services in a safe and efficient manner, and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.

Demonstrates/encourages opportunities for carrying out mission. Assists with recruiting, hiring, and staffing work area. Acquires resources and means that promote a quality work environment; ensures quality performance and conformance with regulation and laws. Keeps abreast of and implements new programs or practices. Accepts accountability for activities under direct control; plans and organizes work with and for department. Exercises sound judgment and decision-making. Serves as the primary backup for the Director of Nursing Services position. Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents is done and interventions for plan of care are formulated to address needs on admission and on an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations, location procedures or other guidelines. Assures plan of care and interventions are evaluated for effectiveness on an ongoing basis and adjusted and updated accordingly. Assures physicians are notified of change in condition; request and orders are processed on a timely basis. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections. Assists with maintaining thorough and accurate records for each resident. Explains procedures to residents before and during interactions. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Handles linens properly and disposes of linen or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Follows standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines.

MDS COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILITIES

This position provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.

Completes the assigned portions of the MDS for Nursing. Signs the MDS forms to signify completion of the process. Maintains residents' self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Assists to maintain safe, pleasant, orderly resident living areas. Completes nursing portion of MDS and reviews for completion and validity of entire process. Queries other members for accuracy of MDS; and provides final quality check prior to MDS transmission. Receives and shares information. Observes and reports residents' conditions. Communicates with physicians using center/campus systems. Directs and assists with co-worker, resident, family/significant other education. Provides support and recognition to co-workers related to completion of the RAI / MDS process. Uses the EMR accurately.

Basic Responsibilities

This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society's Corporate Compliance Program.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What You'll Need

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job. Supervisory experience is preferred. Registered nurse licensure for state of practice is required.

Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit-

https//good-sam.jobs/eeo-and-affirmative-action/

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching donations
  • Paid short term disability and life insurance.
  • A full suite of additional insurances and benefits.

To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit-

https//good-sam.jobs/benefits/

Division: NURSING SERVICES

Req ID: req52628

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