Covenant Care - Resource Center MDS Coordinator / Full Time in Santa Barbara, California

Covenant Care owns and operates skilled nursing facilities and a therapy services company. Our “family” includes over 8,500 professionals running 53 skilled nursing facilities, 4 residential care facilities, and a therapy services company in 7 states.

Our organization has a very robust and solid documentation process. At the heart of this is our MDS staff. If you are a Registered Nurse or Licenced Vocational Nurse with a passion for MDS please consider applying right away!

We are recruiting for a Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator for Buena Vista Care Center in Santa Barbara, CA.

Building Details:

  • 150 beds

  • Department has 2.5 FTEs

  • Mix of Short & Long Term

  • MDS do not cover on the floor.

The primary purpose of the MDS Coordinator is to manage the MDS function and processes to:

(1) maximize clinical outcomes for patients and residents, and

(2) ensure timely, accurate and complete clinical and support documentation to enable the facility to be fully reimbursed by government payer sources for all services provided, by accomplishing the specific business goals.


  • Coordinates the completion of assessments per the OBRA and PPS schedule as appropriate.

  • Timely communicates findings and recommendations to Director of Nursing and Executive Director.

  • Assist in developing a timely, accurate, and comprehensive care plan for each resident that is individualized with measurable objectives.

  • Completes timely transmission of MDS assessments per Company standards.

  • Timely and accurately corrects rejected MDS transmissions.

  • Analysis and reporting of trends to the QA Committee monthly with suggestions for quality improvement.

Key Words: Clinical Reimbursement Specialist, MDS, MDS Coordinator, Minimum Data Set, Resident Assessment Instrument, RAI, MDS 3.0

  • Must have current nursing license.

  • Preferred two years experience in Long Term Care.

  • Preferred at least two years experience in MDS.

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility or department which may include a medical and physical examination.

ID: 2017-6591

External Company Name: Covenant Care California, LLC

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