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HSNU10-2022-04352-MDS Coordinator-Basin

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Basin
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Retirement Center is seeking a qualified individual to fill the full-time MDS Coordinator position. The weekly schedule (40 hours/week) may consist of both onsite and work from home. The person in this position will ensure timely and accurate completion/submission of MDS information. This position will work closely with restorative and bowel/bladder programs. This position will also perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.

Human Resource Contact: cynthia.brown@wyogov 307-568-2431 ext 214

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

* MDS Duties - Leads interdisciplinary team in care planning. Schedules and conducts care conferences. Enters assessment information and ensures timely and accurate completion and submission of MDS documents. Coordinates with a business office on regulation/reimbursement changes and RUG coding.
* Administrative Duties Prepares data and reports for review by the Nurse Leadership Team and the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Team.
* Nursing Duties - May assist with the rounding of onsite health care providers; follow up on resident concerns as delegated by the Director of Nursing. May assist with the paperwork for admissions, re-admissions, transfers, and discharges. Serves as a part of the Facility Leadership Team and may assist with coverage of shifts as needed.



Preference will be given to applicants who have worked in a skilled nursing facility for a minimum of one (1) year.


* Knowledge of nursing standards.
* Knowledge of MDS requirements.
* Ability to be able to assess and monitor residents' health needs and care.
* Knowledge of organizational skills to administer meds and treatments in a timely manner.
* Knowledge of and familiarity with medical terminology, drugs, and their side effects and interactions.
* Ability to handle stress, be well organized, and able to multitask.
* Ability to communicate with staff, residents, and physicians.
* Knowledge and understanding of policy and procedures of the facility.
* Knowledge of Wyoming Nurse Practice Act and Standards of Nursing Practice.



Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)


1-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Nurse

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming


Education & ExperienceSubstitution:

4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Nurse

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

Necessary Special Requirements


Must be able to:

* Lift medical/patient equipment of varying sizes and weights up to about 50 lbs.
* Work evenings, nights, and /or weekends when the situation requires it.


* FLSA: Non-exempt.
* Telework options are available.
* A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for every successful applicant.
* Employees of this facility will be expected to follow all rules and requirements established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding COVID-19.
* For the health and protection of the persons in our care, annual influenza vaccination is required, as well as annualtesting for tuberculosis.
* Pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on safety-sensitive positions (direct patient care positions are considered safety-sensitive). Drug and alcohol testing will be conducted on any position if reasonable suspicion exists.

Supplemental Information

048-Wyoming Department of Health-Aging Division-Wyoming Retirement Center

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change; please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

Keywords: State of Wyoming, Billings , HSNU10-2022-04352-MDS Coordinator-Basin, Other , Basin, Montana

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