Float MDS Nurse - Bellingham Market at Avamere Family of Companies

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Type: Full Time
Location: Bellingham, Washington

Job Description:

Float MDS Nurse - Bellingham Market







Union Position



Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehab Services


1200 Birchwood








At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve.
This includes our patients, residents, patient and resident family members, and our fellow co-workers.

Float MDS Coordinator
Full-time Position Available
This position will support both of our Bellingham Skilled Nursing Facilities

Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehab Services
1200 Birchwood Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-9295

Avamere St. Francis of Bellingham
3121 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-6760

The primary responsibility of this position is to complete the planning, scheduling and revising of the MDS, including the implementation of CAA's and Triggers.


Review patient care plans for appropriate goals, problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs.
- Ensure all personnel involved in providing care to the patients are aware of their care plans.
- Schedule and facilitate care plan conferences.
- Monitor and guide the completion of PPS and OBRA assessments.
- Manage the Utilization Review (UR) process.
- Oversee MAR's treatment, flow sheets and physicians orders.
- Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.

- Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
- Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.
- MDS Certification preferred.
- Knowledgeable and experienced in the RAI process, CAAs, RUG categories and MDS 3.0.
- Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
- Must chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident's response to care.
- Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
- Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Facility Information

At Avamere we take our Mission and Core Values seriously.

Mission: To Enhance the Life of Every Person We Serve

Core values:
- Integrity above all else
- Passion for the quality of people's lives
- Quality that is obvious
- Innovation, not emulation
- A culture of trust and respect
- Reaching to learn, grow and embrace change
- Teamwork, camaraderie and fun


Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer