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RN Minimum Data Set Coordinator - Long Term Care

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Job ID: 60575
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Minimum Data Set Coordinator - Long Term Care for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $43.67 – $65.52. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Accountable for coordinating and overseeing the full collaborative, interdisciplinary assessment and care planning process in this unit. Promotes the resident’s quality of care and services through assessment and analysis of quality indicators and development of performance improvements. Assures appropriate reimbursement through accurate and timely compliance with federal/state requirements.


  • Plans, organizes develops and coordinates the completion of documentation and the input of patient assessment data as required by federal and/or state regulations for reimbursement. Assures accurate transmission of data in accordance with regulations and maintains a compliance log of transmissions.
  • Leads the development, implementation, outcome and evaluation of a plan of care for each resident in the unit. Leads interdisciplinary teams to ensure resident issues/needs are identified and care plan and goals are established and measured and adapted to ensure goals are met.
  • Ensures accuracy of care plan and endorses and certifies by their signature on the care plan.
  • Maintains updates and revises required documentation according to patient changes in condition, as regulated by federal and/or state guidelines. Effectively communicates and coordinates with members of the interdisciplinary team regarding appropriate functional/care level and transition to another level. Advises patients of rights regarding information transmitted.
  • Performs audits related to the reimbursement documentation and the quality management process. Reviews audit results and presents summary information and recommendations for management utilization and review. *Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing quality assurance program for the resident assessment/care plans.
  • Ensures compliance from a risk management/regulatory perspective through early identification of clinical events or trends. Provides data management and summary information regarding clinical decisions for benchmarking and comparative analysis.
  • Maintains education and updated knowledge of federal and state regulations in order to assure appropriate reimbursement. Provides education and guidance to the interdisciplinary team regarding regulations, reimbursement system, and associated documentation to assure maximum reimbursement levels.
  • Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards.
  • Maintain and update written policies and procedures that govern the development, use, and implementation, of the resident assessment (MDS) and care plan, in collaboration with the unit Director and / or Charge Nurse.



  • Registered Nurse (R.N.) licensure in state of practice.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified (RAC-CT) required within two years.


  • Minimum 3 years clinical. Must have good communication skills. Must have strong organization skills and be able to work independently.


  • Preferred: knowledge of quality improvement processes with an emphasis on clinical documentation standards, auditing, and reimbursement process.


  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort up to 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 10 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work time).

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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