Vivage Senior Living

  • CRC / MDS Coordinator (RN), Wound Nurse - Autumn Heights

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Requisition ID
    2018-2194
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Nursing
  • Overview

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    At Autumn Heights we are dedicated to enhancing the lives of those we serve. Whether the need is for short-term rehabilitation or for an extended period of time, it is our goal to exceed the expectations of our residents by providing quality care and exceptional service. Conveniently located just minutes away from most hospitals, shopping and restaurants. 

     

    Our goal is to deliver compassionate care specifically geared toward the individual needs of you or your loved one. Each resident receives on-going assessments from our highly trained and caring interdisciplinary team members. A personalized plan of care is created for each resident. Family members are encouraged to take an active role in care planning sessions.

     

    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

    Responsibilities

    Currently, Autumn Heights is seeking a Full Time CRC/MDS COORDINATOR, WOUND NURSE at their 125 bed skilled nursing community located in Denver, CO.  

     

    The primary responsibility of the CRC/MDS COORDINATOR, WOUND NURSE is to direct, coordinate and lead MDS Systems, Medicare A, Medicare B and all other insurance providers, as well as conduct care coordination for case management following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. Incumbent is delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties to ensure appropriate reimbursement for services are provided within the Center. 

     

    A successful CRC/MDS COORDINATOR, WOUND NURSE has the following traits / attributes and can perform the following:

     

    • Facilitates weekly wound rounds.
    • Takes wound measurements. 
    • Develops and implements wound procedures for the facility.
    • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures as well as regulations and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
    • Educates and communicates residents, families and staff on wound care for residents including wound healing, care plan and changes or modifications to that plan. 
    • Provides input on wound care and healing procedures.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; current RN license in the State of Colorado required.
    • Wound certification preferred.
    • Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years experience in an administrative supervisory capacity in a hospital or nursing facility.  
    • Maintains strong working knowledge of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual as well as complete the required courses for credentialing through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators and maintain certification thereafter.  
    • Be able to assess residents and relate information regarding resident’s condition.
    • Must have knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid and insurance reimbursement procedures, contracts, clinical resource utilization and/or case management.
    • Must have basic computer operation and typing skills for efficient data input; must be able to navigate touchscreen computers.
    • Must have knowledge of office machines and equipment.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
    • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Must have patience and enthusiasm, as well as, the willingness and ability to handle difficult residents.
    • Open to new ideas and be willing to incorporate them into practice.
    • Experience in rehabilitation and/or geriatric nursing is desirable.
    • Competence in supervision and leadership.
    • Ability to stand up in front of entire staff and present/teach.
    • Complete “Nonviolent Crisis Intervention” training per facility protocol.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures.
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
    • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

    Autumn Heights is proudly a managed facility of

     

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    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

     

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

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