Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are NOT authorized. The RAI/MDS Coordinator is under the supervision of a Nurse Manager or other supervisor who provides the administrative supervision and general instruction. Incumbent is responsible for being self-directed in the delivery of patient care under minimal supervision by the Nurse Manager. The RN will be held accountable to the full scope of their licensure. The RAI/MDS Coordinator is to facilitate coordination of the RAI/MDS process for all nursing home neighborhoods. This includes monitoring coordination and scheduling of assessments, assuring data/format accuracy, and timely completion of dates and signatures. The RAI/MDS Coordinator must understand the medical record process for Long Term Care which includes the RAI, protocol summary and triggers, and care planning. The RAI/MDS Coordinator will monitor significant changes, discharge/reentry tracking forms, ensure assessments are complete and accurate as they are sealed and will serve as a mentor for MOS facilitators, primary nurses and the interdisciplinary team. The RAI/MDS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating various activities related to the comprehensive care plan. a. Reviews care plans for consistency with the RAI/MDS data, and discipline specific assessment information. b. Reports problems, omissions and/or discrepancies to supervisor after first attempting to resolve them at the appropriate level. The RN possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. This broad based clinical knowledge enables the RN to effectively assist in the implement of health promotion and prevention interventions, managing, and assisting veterans in the attainment of optimal levels of functioning through rehabilitation, and providing supportive measures for the dying Veteran and their significant others. The RN demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the Veteran served in his/her assigned service area. This knowledge includes an understanding of the changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population. He/ she must be able to assess and interpret data relating to the Veteran's current health status, which will facilitate the delivery of care appropriate to the age specific needs of the adult and geriatric Veterans. Work Schedule: 0730 - 1600 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599552700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.