MDS Coordinator - Full Time

Position
MDS Coordinator

Location
Calgary

Status
Full Time

Work hours
8 hours a day, 40 hours a week 

Posting Date
July 5, 2024

Closing Date
Until suitable candidate found

DESCRIPTION

Our workplace is one where staff can grow in a career that is meaningful and contributing to the community. Wing Kei’s staff and volunteers provide compassionate and individualized support for seniors through on-site health and living care. As an organization, we adhere to high standards of care, repeatedly receiving Exemplary Standing with Accreditation Canada over the years.

Working within the mission, vision and values of Wing Kei, the MDS coordinator oversees the MDS process for all residents’ assessment from admission to discharge as well as provides direct support to all interdisciplinary team members involved in completing the MDS process. Instrumental in resident information collection, data analysis, related assessments and reporting, this position is an important part of Wing Kei’s Care team operations. In particular, the MDS Coordinator will ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and stay updated on relevant regulations, policies, and guidelines set forth by regulatory bodies such as Alberta Health Services and Health Quality Council of Alberta.

THE ROLE

Key Accountabilities

  • Administering and managing assessments of residents in our facilities.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Care protocols, expert knowledge of MDs activities.
  • How best to efficiently review and analyze the extensive data for compliance with guidelines.
  • How the MDS Assessment process integrates with existing clinical tools and provides leadership in the streamlining of processes if appropriate.
  • Understand and provides critical analysis of data at various levels of aggregation.
  • Facilities response and correction of submission errors.
  • Documents assessments and records of observation, care provision and resident responses.
  • Ensuring accurate data collection, reporting and submission to required provincial and/or national organizations.
  • Ensuring legal compliance for Accreditations and audit.
  • Contributes to quality of care and safety assurance and improvements.
  • Reports findings and makes recommendations to management.
  • Articulates and communicates the strengths of MDS as a clinical assessment tool including how it triggers and enhances quality care through improvements to Care Plans.
  • Assists with orientation of staff and peers and provides incidental or ad hoc input into staff performance.
  • Administering and managing assessments of residents in our facilities.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Care protocols, expert knowledge of MDs activities.
  • How best to efficiently review and analyze the extensive data for compliance with guidelines.
  • How the MDS Assessment process integrates with existing clinical tools and provides leadership in the streamlining of processes if appropriate.
  • Understand and provides critical analysis of data at various levels of aggregation.
  • Facilities response and correction of submission errors.
  • Documents assessments and records of observation, care provision and resident responses.
  • Ensuring accurate data collection, reporting and submission to required provincial and/or national organizations.
  • Ensuring legal compliance for Accreditations and audit.
  • Contributes to quality of care and safety assurance and improvements.
  • Reports findings and makes recommendations to management.
  • Articulates and communicates the strengths of MDS as a clinical assessment tool including how it triggers and enhances quality care through improvements to Care Plans.
  • Assists with orientation of staff and peers and provides incidental or ad hoc input into staff performance.

THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL SUCCEED

  1. Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  2. Annual successful qualification as MDS Assessor- Advanced level.
  3. Current CPR (BCLS) Certificate.
  4. A minimum of five (5) years clinical MDS User experience
  5. Ability to utilizing and applying practical and Clinical knowledge to MDS procedures.
  6. Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy, quality of submission and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  7. Independently manages work to meet all deadlines for submission, including management/scheduling of MDS Day.
  8. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with residents, Care team members including those responsible for MDS submissions in other Wing Kei sites and multidisciplinary team members.
  9. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to accurately assess and interpret resident data for MDS completion.
  10. Good judgment when analyzing data, in order to escalate issues proactively to DOC.
  11. Experienced with Care Planning and coordinating process improvement.
  12. Computer Literacy: Demonstrates applicable computer skills, experienced in all functions of RAI-MDS 2.0

 

Benefits:

This is a benefit non-eligible position

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

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If you are shortlisted for this opportunity, we will contact you regarding next steps.

 

Benefits:

This is a benefit non-eligible position

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are shortlisted for this opportunity, we will contact you regarding next steps.

 

We are an equity employer and encourage applications from all genders, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.

All new employees must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act. In compliance with Alberta Health’s Infection Control standards, all new employees are required to provide a copy of their Tuberculosis or Chest X-Ray paperwork and a proof of positive immunity of MMR within 30 days of their date of hire.

Thank you for your interest in working at Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.