• RN Resident Assessment (MDS) Coordinator - Skilled Nursing and Rehab Community

    Job Location(s) US-PA-State College
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/10/2018 9:38 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Health Care
    FT (Full-Time) = Eligible for ALL benefits (employee works 30+ hours per week)
  • Overview

    Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit. 


    Juniper Village owns and operates Skilled Nursing and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity.  Together, we nurture the spirit of life.


    • Ensure compliance to Juniper Village philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the Community Life and Health and Wellbeing Departments
    • Embraces Culture Change and resident-centered philosophy
    • Complete all residents MDS’s and RAPS as needed accurately and timely. This includes: new admissions, re-admissions, quarterly, yearly and change of conditions and significant changes.
    • Input all MDS’s into computer.
    • Attend care conferences, audits care conference materials and signs the MDS.
    • Responsible for assuring MDS’s and care plans are compliant with regulation
    • Write and update care plans per assessments and monitor that acute care plans are current.
    • Complete all assigned paperwork to meet current regulatory compliance standards.
    • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Resident Associates, residents, and families.
    • Maintain liaison with residents and family members.
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of the In Touch Orientation and in service training.
    • Assist in establishing rapport among Wellness team members to facilitate teamwork.
    • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent Resident Associates.
    • Make written and oral reports to the Director of Wellness or Administrator concerning the operation of the Wellness Department.
    • Work in concert with other members of the Leadership Team.
    • Assist Director of Wellness in various nursing activities.
    • Carry out QAPI roles and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Follow established policies and procedures in support of QAPI efforts.
    • Assist in the coordination of regularly scheduled wellness meetings.
    • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.
    • Work in conjunction with resident’s attending Physician, as needed, to make certain highest quality of service is being provided.
    • Submit recommendations to the Director of Wellness or Administrator for budget completion, equipment, and supplies.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident and staff information.
    • Serve as networking team member, as directed.


    • An RN or LPN license. A current RN or LPN license in good standing.
    • Previous management experience in healthcare or service related setting.
    • Knowledge of all applicable governmental regulations.
    • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
    • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs and all required meetings.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must be computer literate. Knowledge of POINTCLICKCARE and data based software
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community
    • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
    • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
    • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
    • Perform job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, ergonomics, repetitive tasks, infection control, etc.
    • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
    • Perform other duties as required.


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