MANCHESTER (November 26, 2019) – As part of this Job Alert for the iCare Health Network, this post is highlighting two positions that were just listed on icare.careers:
RN MDS Clinical Care Coordinator
iCare Health Network is seeking a dynamic and experienced MDS Coordinator to join our team. We offer a competitive salary and the potential for advancement and professional growth. Click here to apply…..
- Parkville - Full Time
The MDS Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the “Resident Assessment Instrument” process to ensure accurate and timely completion of resident assessments in accordance with Medicare, Managed Care, Medicaid, OBRA and other payor program requirements:
- Resident assessments - evaluate the quality of emotional, mental, and physical care being given to patients.
- Perform the initial interview and assess new residents.
- Develop a care plan that has long-term and short-term goals for improvement.
- Conduct meetings with the multidisciplinary treatment team, caretakers, and families to discuss these goals and plans of action.
- Preparing and electronically transmitting timely reports to the national Medicare and Medicaid database
- Ensuring the accuracy of medical records and coding procedures is essential for a facility to receive proper reimbursement. Must be proficient in MDS and RAI
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment is strongly preferred
- Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Connecticut
- MDS Nurse or Clinical Reimbursement Specialist in a SNF: 2 years (Preferred)
- Long term Care: 2 years (Preferred)
Professional Development & Infection Control Nurse
iCare Health Network is seeking a dynamic and experienced PDC & Infection Control Coordinator to join our team. We are pleased to share that we have some of the best PDC & Infection Control Coordinators in the State who have devoted their professional goals to enrich the lives of the people we entrusted in our care. Come and join our progressive and impressive team of professionals. We offer a competitive salary and the potential for advancement and professional growth. Click here to apply…
60 West in Rocky Hill, Full Time, 32 Hours (Monday-Friday)
PDC & Infection Control Coordinators are responsible for:
- Developing and implementing quality in-service education programs for staff, as may be required in accordance with established policies and procedures.
- Evaluating quality impact of in-service programs, amends as required based on outcome.
- Spending a majority of time on the nursing units to evaluate and correct nursing care as needed.
- Ensuring that the facility is in compliance with current CDC, OSHA, state & federal regulations.
- Developing, maintaining, and periodically updating infection control precautions.
- Interpreting infection control policies and procedures as necessary.
- Performing periodic testing of facility prepared sterile packs, bundles and supplies.
- Ensuring that staff are implementing standard operating procedures for tasks involving exposure to blood/body fluids.
- Assisting in developing and implementing guidelines for the decontamination and sterilization activities performed in the facility.
- Coaching employees on proper nursing practices and procedures.
- Making house rounds regularly throughout the shift and consults with RN Supervisor and Charge Nurses on education needs and infection control practices.
- Ensuring educational programs are current and in line with government regulations, company policies and procedures, mission and goals.
- Providing appropriate climate for learning and facilitates the adult learning process
- Assisting adult learners to identify both their learning needs and the effective learning activities required to meet clinical needs.
- Available to respond to clinical emergencies, regulatory agency visits, surveys and issues outside of normal work hours as needed; participates in on-call rotation for clinical emergencies and other clinical/facility issues.
- Assisting the DNS in on-going training of nursing staff to support clinical services and to meet and exceed established clinical competency levels; monitors and assists in the training of specialty unit personnel to maintain active competencies and/or certifications required for the specific unit.
- Must have at least 2 years of increased responsibility in a supervisory position in long term care and/or rehabilitation facility or hospital setting or equivalent nursing education degree program.
- Six (6) months of training experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices preferred.
- Knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and aseptic techniques preferred.
- IV Certification required.
- Experience with state survey process, survey tag numbers, and quality measures preferred.