MDS Coordinator - $1K Sign On BONUS

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Healthcare (licensed)
Full Time


SIGN ON BONUS $1,000.00


Presbyterian Village North is immediately hiring an MDS Coordinator I in our Skilled Nursing Department. 
Do you like EXTRA MONEY?
Full Time - Day Shift; Monday - Friday + every 4th week/on call schedule.


SIGN ON BONUS $1,000.00


Wonderful environment and strong teammate relationships!

Affordable medical, dental, vision benefits.  401K is available after your 1st year.  Come grow with us and make a difference!


With a shared legacy in business and healthcare innovation, Forefront Living's family of care-oriented organizations blends values built on compassion and faith with high-quality senior care - long-term care, Alzheimer's and memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapies, hospice and palliative care.


These senior care services, along with the celebration of independent living at our senior lifestyle communities, combine to bring deeper meaning to every phase of life for people of all faiths, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin or disability. Forefront Living is the not-for-profit, faith-based parent of Presbyterian Village North, Faith Presbyterian Hospice, and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.



  • Models a service and solutions oriented attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers
  • Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards
  • Knowledge of Medicare pre-admissions for qualifying diagnosis and coverage eligibility
  • Obtains/ maintains physician certificates for each Medicare resident
  • Maintain good attendance record
  • Maintains MDS schedule
  • Completes MDS 0 for Medicare residents
  • Assures that all MDS information is completed and transmitted per policy, and is compliant with all regulations and forwarded to billing office
  • Tracks Medicare resident benefits days, validates daily Medicare census and coordinates this information with accounting representative and therapy representative, to ensure accurate billing (if applicable)
  • Assures all quarterly resident assessments are completed
  • Assures all care plans completed and updated as needed
  • Coordinates daily PPS meetings and weekly Medicare meetings
  • Reviews nursing documentation of residents and provides guidance/training as needed, to ensure charting is appropriate and meets coverage guidelines
  • Responsible for completing case management to ensure adequate documentation for reimbursement
  • Coordinates discharge of residents
  • Works with Clinical Liaison to verify appropriateness of admission and admission diagnosis codes
  • Maintains weekly communication with insurance case manager to receive approval for resident treatment and communicate with physician on insurance resident admission for timeliness of physician visits
  • Communicates with rehab department on routine basis, to discuss therapy services
  • Communicates with Life Enrichment and Social Services to coordinate assessment in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing



  • Valid Texas LVN/RN license
  • AANAC RAC-CT Certification 
  • In depth knowledge of MDS
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with RAI process/MDS/PPS/Medicaid CMI in a Medicare/Long Term Care setting
  • Experience with electronic medical charting
  • Demonstrated MDS application skills
  • Knowledge of SNF, Medicare documentation and reimbursement guidelines
  • Demonstrated MDS application skills
  • Demonstrated computer competencies
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation theory and application
  • Knowledge of current professional nursing theory and practice
  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of restorative nursing care practices
  • Demonstrated supervisory and managerial skills
  • Ability to maintain a stable disposition in performing work in association with staff and residents
  • Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes
  • Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below
  • Genuine caring for and interest in the care of mature adults, persons with disabilities and hospice patients
  • Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements as outlined below
  • Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights (LTC) 


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