The MDS Coordinator nurse will lead the MDS Program at AHMC Seton Medical Center. Our MDS Coordinator will assess and monitor patients' health in accordance with medical laws, regulations, and guidelines. Collecting patient data and organizing the information into reports for process improvement projects. Communicating with healthcare teams to create applicable healthcare plans for patients. The core team is supported by active participants from leadership and departments throughout the hospital. The MDS Coordinator Nurse will be in close communication with the facility clinical team to address MDS Coordinator matters. It is expected for the candidate in this position to be comfortable providing assessing a resident’s behavioral, psychological, clinical, nutritional, and physical strengths and needs to create an individualized care plan.
Our MDS Coordinator facilitates all aspects of the program. Our coordinator discusses the program with physicians, nurses and the leadership team. The provision of care is assessed to determine if evidence-based guidelines are met, and performance improvement activities are initiated when indicated. The position will count on full support from the experienced AHMC Seton Medical Center Quality Department.
Other examples of expected tasks for the position:
Collects, analyzes and reports meaningful data using appropriate computer programs, i.e., Excel, Smart Sheet.
Comfortable with data-driven decision-making. Must be able to create, develop and maintain necessary data tables and spreadsheets to support decision-making.
Creates and maintains relevant policies and procedures for MDS Coordinator practices.
Adheres to legal and recommended treatment guidelines pertinent to the MDS Coordinator and the safety of patients who are receiving care at AHMC Seton Medical.
Maintains MDS Coordinator records, including CMS submissions of assessments, and CMS journals.
Skills and Knowledge
Registered Nurse - Required
State Licensure – CA Required
Minimum one year of experience in a healthcare setting. Required.
AHMC Seton Medical Center has a long tradition of providing patient-centered, quality care and a commitment to clinical excellence and our community. Founded in 1893, the 357-bed medical center now serves 1.5 million residents of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical specialties, as well as emergency and urgent care services. Its sister facility, Seton Coastside, is a 116-bed skilled nursing complex offering inpatient care and the only 24-hour standby Emergency Department on the Pacific Coast between Daly City and Santa Cruz. We pride ourselves on improving the health and well-being of our patients, community, and populations, we serve with high-quality community partnerships and continuous innovation to our health care delivery system.