• Infection Control/MDS Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    # of Openings
    1
    Company
    Old Cheney Rehabilitation
    Category
    Registered Nurse
  • Overview

    Old Cheney Rehabilitation is in search of a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our growing team as an Infection Control/MDS Coordinator. Our brand new, 47-bed skilled nursing facility is the perfect place to take your career to the next level. Apply today to hear about our competitive benefits, including health insurance, paid time-off, and much more!

    Responsibilities

    • Develop treatment plans for patients that comply with MDS guidelines.
    • Responsible for completing the MDS paperwork, submitting it on time and making sure it is compliant with current regulations, which have the potential to change each year.
    • Staff immunization.
    • Maintaining the facility’s infection control and prevention program.
    • Provide a safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment while helping prevent the development and transmission of communicable diseases and infections.
    • Properly understand the medical needs of residents they assess.
    • Understand well residents functions, and what steps are being taken to support them.
    • Implement and monitor care plans to ensure their effectiveness.
    • Make sure all strategies comply with Medicare requirements and ethical standards.

    A candidate for this position should be accurate, concise, detail-oriented and able to work cooperatively as a member of a team. Also needed is the ability to organize, prioritize and communicate effectively with patients, their families and all levels of the organization. Should react decisively and quickly in emergency situations and maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of RAI requirements is required. Facilitate marketing and admissions by providing clinical input to other departments. Supervise, schedule and provide feedback to C.N.A. staff to provide quality of care.

    Qualifications

    Education/Certification: Current RN license in the state of Nebraska.

    Experience: At least one year nursing experience.

    Equipment/Technology: In addition to basic nursing tools and equipment, extensive computer skills are necessary. The ability to read and input data is required daily.

    Language/Communication: Must have the ability to effectively read, write, and speak English.

    Mental Capabilities: Able to define problems, collect data and deal with stressful situations in a tactful professional manner.

    Interpersonal: Work well with others.

    Performance: To perform necessary duties and responsibilities as listed below.

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