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MDS Coordinator

at The MENTOR Network

Posted: 5/4/2018
Job Reference #: 18000AHU

Job Description


Founded in 1989,CareMeridian provides a continuum of high quality, cost-effective post-acutecare and rehabilitation options to people of all ages with brain, spinal cordand other life-altering injuries and medically-complex illnesses. andchildren with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinalcord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth withemotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as theirfamilies. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join CareMeridianand The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to providequality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.


The objective of MDS coordinators is to promote the physical andemotional well-being of CareMeridian residents. They use a Resident AssessmentInstrument (RAI) to gather information from residents and their families duringinitial and periodic interviews. The MDS covers such areas as the patient'smood, behavior patterns, cognitive ability, and nutrition needs.

Information from these assessments helps our interdisciplinaryteam to  formulate individualized care plans that include support fromsocial services, dieticians, rehab specialists, and medical staff. MDScoordinators then implement and monitor these care plans to ensure theireffectiveness. They must also make sure all strategies comply with Medicarerequirements and ethical standards.



  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing (RN) program
  • One year of related experience
  • Experience working with medically complex individuals
  • Current RN license
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state