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MDS Coord/Nurse

Join Our Team: Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity awaits with Elderwood! Overview:

Do you consider yourself an expert when it comes to insurance? Are you good with Medicare?  Elderwood at Burlington wants to talk to you! Elderwood at Burlington has a MDS Coordinator/Nurse position available!  $7500 Sign-On Bonus!

This position is located in Burlington, VT.

The MDS Coordinator/Nurse at Elderwood oversees, reviews and/or completes the MDS/PPS components of the facility based MDS/PPS Programs and completes and/or oversees completion of all Medicare PPS MDSs and/or OBRA assessments for both subacute and long-term care.



MDS Coordinator/Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Completes and/or oversees completion of all Medicare PPS MDSs and/or OBRA assessments for both subacute and long-term care.
  • Establishes the schedule for completion of the Medicare required assessments setting the completion date to maximize reimbursement and RUGs categories for each individual assessment.
  • Acts as support/liaison to the business office coordinator and/or designee in determining eligibility for Medicare and tracking Medicare days in the facility.
  • Serves as facility contact with Managed Care program to ensure appropriate authorization and reimbursement for facility services provided.
  • Knowledge of and management of Vermont case mix for Medicaid reimbursement.
  • Participates with Medical Records and therapy staff in preparing records for CMS and various entities for pre and post-pay record reviews, ADR requests and appeals processes.

MDS Coordinator/Nurse Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Nurse, Licensed in Vermont.
  • Knowledge of MDS/PPS scheduling, completion, coding and submission requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medicaid program, Medicare/PPS program, Managed Care programs, RUGs Ill and RUGs IV classification and reimbursement systems, Part A coverage guidelines and documentation requirements.
Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Employee of the Month recognition, Ferry Reimbursement, Free Hot and Iced Coffee, Free On-Site Parking, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Monthly employee appreciation events, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
Salary Range
$42,000.00 - 64,000.00
per Year
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Burlington, VT 05408, US