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RN/LVN MDS Assistant

Company: West Covina Healthcare Center
Location: West Covina
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

At West Covina Healthcare we are currently hiring a part time MDS Assistant- Weekends Only. West Covina is a 99-bed skilled nursing facility that is located in the heart of West Covina.
POSITION SUMMARYThe purpose of your job position is to conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the resident assessment in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility, and as directed by management.The MDS Assistant will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident's room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families and visitors. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident's condition to a charge nurse when required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the MDS Coordinator
  • Ensuring resident care plan is being followed by interdisciplinary team and monitoring their progress to ensure compliance with MDS process
  • Completing medical forms, charts, and reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Understanding long-term care reimbursement process including PDPM, Managed Care and Medicaid, triple check, etc.
  • Participation in scheduling of resident care conferences
  • Participating in the QAPI process
  • Monitoring Quality Care Indicators
  • Carrying out quality improvement initiatives
  • Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
  • Participating in facility surveys (inspections) when required and assisting with plan of corrections as well as follow up.
  • Attending meetings and serving on committee's as requestedEvery effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.REQUIREMENTSEducation / Licensure
    • LVN training from an accredited school or college
    • Valid LVN license in good standing
    • Valid CPR and BLS cardQualifications / Experience
      • Minimum of 1 year of skilled nursing experience preferred
      • Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language
      • Ability to use computer/tablet to enter resident data
      • Proficiency with PCC a plusWorking Conditions
        • May encounter frequent interruptions
        • May be involved with residents, family and government agencies
        • May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times
        • May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B virusesPhysical Requirements
          • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day
          • Working throughout the nursing areas
          • Repetitive hand motion
          • Ability to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels#Cambridgehs

Keywords: West Covina Healthcare Center, West Covina , RN/LVN MDS Assistant, Healthcare , West Covina, California

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