MDS / CARE PLAN COORDINATOR
MDS / CARE PLAN COORDINATOR
PURPOSE OF YOUR JOB POSITION:
The primary purpose of your job position is to complete the Resident Assessments in accordance with facility, state, and federal guidelines, and within the individual’s scope of practice, if applicable. In addition, you are responsible to coordinate, schedule, and conduct patient care plan meetings. You will also assist as requested to assure that an acceptable degree of quality resident care is being provided.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Listed below is an outline of the duties and responsibilities that you will be required to perform as you are delegated the authority, responsibility, and accountability to carry out your assigned duties.
Even though your job description is broad, every effort has been made to make this outline as complete as possible. HOWEVER, we must emphasize that you may be required to perform other related duties and activities.
- Plan, organize, implement, and direct the plan of care for each resident admitted to the facility; will serve as the chairperson/coordinator of the Resident Care Planning Committee
Coordinates Resident Care Plan activities giving particular emphasis on nursing service plans of care for residents within the nursing facility
Coordinates and implements the residents minimum data set per facility guidelines, policy, and procedure for all residents within the nursing facility
Knowing the assessment is an ongoing process: visits each resident on a routine basis in order to change and improve and/or update the plan of care as indicated by the assessment process
Assist nursing services with coordinating resident’s monthly summary and care plan goals to provide a continuum of nursing care
Assure that department personnel, residents, visitors, etc. follow established policies and procedures, to include safety rules and regulations at all times
Maintain CONFIDENTIALITY of pertinent resident care information to assure resident rights are protected
Work with the facility’s consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes, as directed by the Administrator
Attend and participate in your professional associations’ activities and programs, etc. to assure that you keep abreast of current regulations and guidelines as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator
Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of your job position and duties
Assure that your work area is maintained in a clean, safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are maintained to perform duties
Assist surveyors, as necessary, in finding information requested
Add other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Director of Nursing or Administrator
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