The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize and direct the MDS process in accordance with federal and state standards, guidelines, and regulation that govern our facility.
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college r university, RN preferred
Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an RN/LPN in this state.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such an action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must be able to coordinate MDS systems, resident assessment and care plans for each resident timely.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills to ensure standards of nursing practice.
Please contact Patricia Salisbury @ 860-643-5151, for more information.