Director of MDS

Job ID: 247850    Posted 5/16/2024


Location: Riverdale, New York


Job Type: Direct Hire


Category: HIM


Position: 247850




Salary Low: $135000 - Salary High: $150000


Duration: 2 Weeks



Job Description

Our client is recognized as one of the best long-term care communities in the country with dozens of accolades, they push the boundaries of what’s possible in long-term care. Currently, they are seeking an experienced Director of MDS / Clinical Documentation Reimbursement (CDR) to join their team. This is a wonderful opportunity and comes with amazing benefits and comp. Please apply for more details.

Director of MDS / Clinical Documentation Reimbursement – Hybrid Role

We are currently seeking a Director of MDS / Clinical Documentation Reimbursement (CDR) to join our dynamic team! This position is responsible for the overall operational and strategic planning of the Clinical Documentation and Reimbursement (CDR) Department and Health Information Management (HIM) Department. This position will ensure that all the operational and regulatory requirements are maintained related to the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process.  Collaborates with other department heads to utilize objective information from the clinical documentation to drive the highest quality of care.  Leads the strategic planning development related to Medicare/ Medicaid reimbursement and Managed Care Case Management. Monitors and incorporates facility wide education plans related to MDS updates, payment reforms and changes to quality measures.  Analyzes and tracks data related to MDS item sets to support organizational quality assurance/ performance improvement plan.  Audits and tracks all aspects of the RAI process to ensure performance is reflective of NYS DOH regulatory statues and standards. Provides oversight and supervision to all CDR and HIM staff.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a Master’s Degree preferred. NYS RN License in related healthcare field a plus.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • NYS RN license required with required following experience a plus
  • Previous leadership experience in field.
  • Minimum 3 years of Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process and SNF reimbursement experience.
  • Completion of New York State approved PRI assessor program preferred, RAC-CT preferred.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations and NYS nursing standards required. Familiarity with Medicaid and Medicare regulations required.
  • Required Experience with data extraction and manipulation required.
  • SNF Based Quality Metrics (ie QM, QRP, VBP models) 

Compensation: Min. $135,000 Max. $150,000 Annually

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