The MDS Coordinator – Medical Coder serves as a resource person in geriatric nursing. Responsible for completing Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process according to regulatory guidelines. Supports QAPI process. Demonstrates leadership abilities in clinical and professional roles. The Coordinator demonstrates positive guest relations through effective communication skills, patient advocacy and maintaining collaborative relationships. Contributes to standards of care, supports department policies and identifies quality improvement opportunities. Assigns ICD codes in an accurate, prioritized manner for medical diagnoses, and oversees the assignment of treatment diagnosis.
Communicates an Attitude of Respect and Excellence (C.A.R.E.), by following the C.A.R.E. standards at all times.
Embodies the Culture of Safety. Adheres to all patient and staff safety policies and procedures. Reports all unsafe or potentially unsafe patient or staff conditions immediately