RAI-MDS CO-ORDINATOR (Temporary Part-Time) – Extendicare Michener Hill – Red Deer

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Requisition #2338916 Job LocationCanada-Alberta-Red Deer Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypeContract, Part-Time Contract Duration6 months Number of Positions1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date25-Mar-2020 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsN/A Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description RAI-MDS CO-ORDINATOR (Temporary Part-Time) – Extendicare Michener Hill Candidates are invited to apply for the Temporary part time position of RAI-MDS Co-Ordinator (6 months) at Extendicare Michener Hill, a 220-bed long-term care facility, located in Red Deer, Alberta. Reporting to the Director of Care, this position will assist with meeting RAI-MDS timelines and teaching staff about the requirements for data collection and reporting guidelines that support the Home’s funding. RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates the completion of MDS assessment on all residents within established timelines. Understands how the MDS assessment integrates with existing clinical tools and provides leadership in streamlining these processes. Understands and provides critical analysis of data at different levels of aggregation. (Resident, Home Health Zone, etc.). Articulates for staff the strengths of MDS as a clinical assessment tool including how RAP triggers and care plans enhance quality care. Articulates the financial implications of coding inconsistencies. Acts as key contact and liaison with: Health Zone/AH&W/CIHI/PCC or others as appropriate on RAI data. Develops facility specific material within the PCC program as required. Locks/Unlocks the RAI individual assessments as required. Responds to Health Zone on all submission errors. Facilitates response and correction of submission errors with facility staff. Coaches key facility personnel to build capacity for understanding RUG patient classification levels. Develops and introduces processes, and systems to improve accuracy of RAI content. Facilitates audits of RAI assessments for content accuracy. Develops systems to decrease coding error rates. Participates in strategic planning for program development/improvement. Keeps current on RAI trends. Responsible for Clinical and Admin Setup role to support MDS within PCC software program. Interprets reports generated by Health Zone/AH&W or CIHI and provides critical analysis for Home. Understands the development of RAP’s, quality indicators, and RUG case mix products. QUALIFICATIONS: Current registration with CLPNA, 3-5 years experience in Long Term Care, experience with MDS an asset Strong analytical and assessment skills Ability to lead training and education with Adult learners Knowledge of: InterRAI suite of tools, MDS/RUG III patient classification systems. Working Knowledge of: Project Management Principles, Industry Knowledge, Principles of Adult Education, Facilitation, Problem Solving, Continuous Quality Improvement Principles, Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively CLOSING DATE: April 6, 2020 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: Marie Rusk, Director of Care MRusk@extendicare.com