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Regional MDS Coordinator (RN) in Lake Worth, FL at Avante

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

Avante Group Inc., a Long Term Care Company, is seeking a Regional MDS Coordinator to oversee MDS activity in Florida Avante facilities following RAI guidelines. Maintain compliance of the Corporate Plan for uniform scheduling of all MDS activities in Avante facilities encompassing those assessments required by PPS as well as other required assessments to assure timeliness of all completion and submission.

RN MDS Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure residents discharged from Therapy are properly assessed for coverage under skilled nursing services for continued coverage under Medicare Part A
  • Responsible for Part A  ADRs as directed and education for facilities for documentation to support skilled services. 
  • Coordinate training and ongoing support for ICD10 coding
  • Access, analyze and distribute CMS reports as required
  • Monitor CMI and provide guidance to IDT on CMI strategies for optimization for Medicaid Case Mix States and RUG scores for Medicare and Managed care RUG payers.
  • Review Documentation for CMI strategies and opportunities
  • Perform Clinical Reimbursement/MDS report card
  • Monitor the selected Corporate Quality Measures monthly and provide facility oversight
  • Responsible to review the Medical Record to ensure compliance with skilled Documentation requirements and to provide education to improve accuracy of nursing/rehab documentation to support skilled services and MDS accuracy.
  • Review Point Right DIA reports, QM and Radar reports as required and provide guidance to facilities as needed.
  • Collaborate with BPCI integration and optimize clinical and rehabilitation outcomes.

This opening is for Mon - Fri, shift Varies. 

Job Requirements


  • Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse in Florida
  • Must be able to travel to all Florida Avante Locations – 100% travel
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience with MDS

Avante offers a premium salary and benefits package!


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