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  1. Jobs that older nurses do. (?)
    How about an MDS Coordinator Position? I've been one for 10 years.
    Feb 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Just Rude!
    They did you a favor...you DON'T want to work for them. I had my fill of them several years ago in my first MDS Coordinator Position.... They kept me in meetings most of the day with no time to do...
    Jan 7
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. How could a DON not know?
    Kitty Hawk, what you experienced is typical. Company buy-outs are usually brutal & they will lie to your face. I am working for a large LTC Corporation now who apparently has been sold (according...
    Jan 5
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  4. American Senior Communities
    Are there any MDS Coordinators willing to share their experiences working for American Senior Communities? I am interested in their pay range, working conditions, management style & anything else...
    Jan 1
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. I've got a social worker that is doing everyone's job
    We are having the same issue with one of our Social Workers; she is supposed to be doing the "Administrator in Training" at some point. She's into everything else (of course, everything is a secret)...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. Would you become an RN again if you had the choice?
    I am in front of a computer all day...I'm an MDS Coordinator. :laugh:
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Would you become an RN again if you had the choice?
    NO, absolutely NOT.... And for you newer Nurses....I feel sorry for you. For starters, too many Nurses, not enough jobs, pay has decreased & hotel customer service B.S. :mad:
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. What to do when a doctor won't let you read back an order
    I know a Nurse who had recently went in front of the Nursing Board because a Dr. refused to sign an order he claimed he "did not give".... :cautious:
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Let go after three days? Seriously?!?!
    Since you have MDS 3.0 experience, you should have no problems finding another MDS position. MDS Coordinators are in demand.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Let go after three days? Seriously?!?!
    Maybe you would want to consider an MDS Position with another company....Perhaps working in a bigger facility with 2 or more MDS Coordinators....I worked in 3 different facilities as an MDS...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. MDS Nurse burned out and going back to the floor
    I understand exactly how you feel. Only another MDS Coordinator really understands the constant demands...yes, most think it's a fluff job....have heard that one too...there are two of us in the MDS...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. Rejected after 8 years of working for the company
    Working in LTC explains it all... Stop beating yourself up. Your issue is a common one in LTC. I've seen this happen over & over again. There's usually constant turn over in LTC & with turn over...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. New RNAC workload?
    That's way too much loaded on you. Get out; they are using you.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. care conferences
    The buildings I have worked in, it has been the responsibility of the Social Service Dept. to send out letters residents & their families.
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. TRAVEL MDS NURSE
    I have heard of a few companies that place Interim/Traveling MDS Coordinators.... 360 Healthcare, Tobin & Associates & Clinical Resources....to name a few. I'm very much considering this as well....
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. Side duties of MDS/PPS coordinators
    You need to go to your Administrator. If that doesn't work, Corporate will probably have to get involved. Good Luck!! ;)
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. Side duties of MDS/PPS coordinators
    Are you under Nursing? My Corporation does not have MDS under Nursing. Next question....Does your DON/Nursing Dept. complete MDS Assessments? :icon_roll
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. Side duties of MDS/PPS coordinators
    And why do you assume the Bingo was for residents....it was not....it was for the public. The Bingo thing was used as a "Marketing Tool" to bring in business but of course Marketing dumped it off...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. Side duties of MDS/PPS coordinators
    Don't you know MDS Coordinators don't have much to do....that's why we have time to do everything else in the building. :rolleyes: My boss in the MDS Dept. used to run Bingo on Wednesday Nights...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. MDS Coordinator... fair pay?
    Check online....plug in MDS Jobs & the specific states you are looking for....Or contact a Recruiter. Good Luck! :)
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  21. MDS Coordinator... fair pay?
    [QUOTE=mds1;6692151]RN, 6 yrs MDS experience making 22.50/hr... ROTTEN PAY[/QUOTE That is rotten....think I would be looking....
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  22. MDS Team...Should it be decentralized?
    I have always worked for Companies which require each specific discipline to enter their own information.... Social Services/Activities/Dietary complete their designated sections of the MDS.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  23. Careplans and personalization
    Just paper care plans (at this point) but I'm sure that will be changing when we go electronic. Usually Surveyors will read the care plan, then watch staff to see if they follow the care plan....
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. Careplans and personalization
    If I am doing a Comprehensive Assessment & the Care Plan triggered from a specific CAA has not been updated by Nursing, I will then check the box, "Meds/Treatments as ordered". The MDS Dept. only...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. Careplans and personalization
    Allezel..... Sounds to me like you will be the "Facility Scapegoat" if Nursing gets a care plan tag. Our MDS Dept. is too busy to even think about taking on the care plan responsibilities. What...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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