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MDS Coordinator RN

MDS Coordinator RN

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Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound
630 S Pearl Street

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MDS Coordinator RN: Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound

Full-time Day Shift Available 


 Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com


Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound

630 S Pearl Street

Tacoma, WA 98465



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

The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.


Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound is a brand new state of the art 60 bed short term stay rehab facility that offers first class physical, occupational and speech therapy seven days a week with quality outcomes.  This facility offers 56 private rooms and 2 shared suites.  We are currently seeking top notch talent to join our all-star team of interdisciplinary professionals. 


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