Dycora Transitional Health & Living 343 Coord MDS in Muscoda, Wisconsin

343 Coord MDS

Muscoda, WI


Coordinates or assists in the development and completion of the resident assessment process in accordance with the requirements of the Federal and state regulations as well as Dycora policy and procedures.

  • Coordinates the development and completion of the resident assessment (MDS) in accordance with current Federal and state rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the resident assessment, including the implementation of CAAs and Triggers.

  • Selects the correct Assessment reference date (ARD) and correct reasons for assessment that capture all resources utilized to ensure appropriate payment by the Medicare/Medicaid systems.Uses Dycora standard systems to manage the RAI and clinical reimbursement processesAssists in the development of a comprehensive resident assessment and care plan.

  • Disseminates any new or updated materials involving the RAI process.

  • Facilitates the involvement of appropriate health professionals needed to improve or maintain the resident’s functional abilities at the highest practicable level.

  • Creates an opportunity for family participation in the care planning process.

  • Ensures the timely electronic submission of face validity of all Minimum Data Sets to the state database.

  • Reviews the state validation reports and ensures that appropriate follow-up action is taken.

  • Serves on, participates in, and attends various other committees of the facility (e.g., QAPI) as required, and as directed by their supervisor.

  • Communicates with the product champions to ensure that all new nursing associates are knowledgeable of the RAI process and receive the appropriate training as directed by their supervisor.

  • Communicates with the facility Business Office Manager and Executive Director on a regular basis regarding default days and unassigned days.

  • Participates in the Triple Check review as directed by their supervisor.

  • Follows Dycora standard regarding weekly communication with the Business Office Manager on all information needed for Medicare/Medicaid billing.

  • Understands, complies with and promotes all rules and regulations regarding residents’ rights; promotes positive relationships with residents, visitors and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance.


Must adhere to the Company's code of conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.

  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical experience in a health care setting. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a long-term care setting.Prior experience as an MDS coordinator with demonstrated expertise.

  • Demonstrates clinical assessment skills at the level necessary to meet the job requirements.

  • Ability to make independent decisions on a regular basis.

  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with an interdisciplinary care team.

  • Able to relate positively, favorably and cooperatively with others, including, associates, residents, family members, and personnel of outside agencies and organizations.

  • Must be able to travel, including overnight stays.

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.

  • Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.

  • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with an interdisciplinary care team.

  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use.

  • Proven written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven decision-making and analytical skills.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information

  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

  • Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. DrugFree Workplace.