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Spaulding Rehabilitation Sr. MDS Coordinator (RN), Brighton Inpatient in Brighton, Massachusetts

Sr. MDS Coordinator (RN), Brighton Inpatient - ( 3256489 )



Supervisory role responsible for all Minimal Data Set (MDS) coordinators within the facility. Accountable for all aspects of the Medicare Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process including conducting and coordinating the completion of the resident assessment in accordance with the requirements of the State of Massachusetts, Federal regulations, Medicare Guidelines and the policies and procedures of the facility. Complete timely transmission of all MDS’ in the facility.

Sr. MDS Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Team members are hired, mentored, and continually developed to achieve stated goals for performance. Performance evaluations are completed accurately and timely in accordance with organization standards.

  • Ensure MDS department meets facilities needs by managing staff MDS Coordinators schedules and time off requests.

  • Budget is monitored to achieve financial objectives.

  • Supports and implements change to the MDS process driven by Federal and State updates and modifications. In addition will communicate and collaborate with leadership team to disseminate the information and educate the appropriate staff.

  • Optimize Facility performance as it relates to the CMS Quality Measure Reports. Culture of process improvement should be instilled throughout the staff.

  • Generate favorable evaluations in the CMS 5 STAR Report ensuring positive marketing outcomes on Nursing Home Compare.

  • Minimize risk to the facility as is documented in the annual PEPPER Report. Ensure that Leadership understands the content of the report.

  • Generate positive results as documented in Trend Tracker Management

  • The Sr. MDS Coordinator will complete and comply with the key responsibilities listed below and ensures that all MDS Coordinators adhere to same practice and expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate completion of the MDS is coordinated in accordance with State, Federal and Medicare PPS guidelines.

  • Audits are developed and performed to evaluate the quality, completeness and accuracy of the MDS process and any deficiencies are identified.

  • All regulations related to MDS, Medicare PPS and managed care are monitored and supported to ensure compliance.

  • Resident’s condition and pertinent medical data is evaluated to determine the need for other Medicare required assessments.

  • Patients who are near to not meeting the skilled requirement are identified and action plans are addressed with the team.

  • Coordination with administration and the billing department is provided to establish systems that ensure accuracy of information on face sheets, therapy logs and billing records (UB04) to support the MDS and RUG’s classification, including methods for updating ICD-10 coding.

  • Completion of individualized care plans is coordinated in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.

  • PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.




  • Graduate from accredited School of Nursing or accredited Registered Nurse program.



  • Minimum of three years MDS experience in long term care/subacute setting.



  • Current licensure from the Massachusetts Board of Registration to practice professional nursing..



  • Knowledge of Medicare, Federal, State OBRA regulations and TJC standards.

  • Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.


  • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.

  • Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

  • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

  • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

EEO Statement:

Spaulding Rehabilitation is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Primary Location : MA-Brighton-SRH Spaulding Brighton

Work Locations :

SRH Spaulding Brighton

100 North Beacon Street

Brighton 02134

Job : Registered Nurse

Organization : Spaulding Nursing & Therapy Ctr - Brighton (SRN and SRB)

Schedule : Full-time

Standard Hours: : 40

Shift : Day Job

Employee Status : Regular

Recruiting Department: : SWR Nursing

Job Posting : Aug 28, 2023

Req ID: 3256489