MDS Coordinator (RN) at Avamere Family of Companies in Lake Oswego, Oregon

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Job Description:

MDS Coordinator (RN)

Union Position

Location : City

Lake Oswego






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MDS Coordinator (RN)

Shift Type:Full-Time


Location: The Pearl at Kruse Way

4550 Carman Dr.

Lake Oswego 97035

(503) 675-6055

This position will be split between The Pearl at Kruse Way and Laurelhurst Village

3060 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97214

As an MDS Coordinator with Avamere, you join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is more than a job - it's a place where our team members build lasting relationships with patients and residents, their families, and fellow team members.

We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19here.

Employee Perks:

    Tuition assistance, up to $6,000/year
  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Career Development

  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more

  • Generous employee referral program

  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annnually)

  • 401K retirement plan with employer match

  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage


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 Pearl at Kruse Way is a 74-bed skilled nursing community caring for seniors in the Lake Oswego, Oregon area.Their servicesinclude:skilled nursing, rehabilitation, respite care, and an enhanced memory care unit.

The Pearl at Kruse Way team members value the warm, inviting atmosphere and culture of the community. Several employees have taken advantage of some of their many professional development opportunities, including tuition assistance and mentorship. Team members are also recognized through an employee of the month program.

Employees give back locally withtheirsupport of the Alzheimer's Association and National Charity League.

The Pearl at Kruse Way's dedication to quality care defines their culture. Their Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the National Health Care Association and their 4-star Medicare rating both stand as a testament to their efforts to provide outstanding quality care.The American Health Care Association also recognized The Pearl at Kruse Way for quality care as part of theQuality Initiative Recognition Program.

Get to know moreaboutthe Pearl at Kruse WayontheirblogandFacebook.