Published Jan 20, 2013
Would love to hear from other RCM's that do MDS's in LTC. Want to know what all your other duties are besides the MDS's. There are some that are different and sometimes the RCM gets to do alot of the DNS job duties.....just curious what yours are?
I wonder if there is a character limit on this site as I may quickly meet it listing my duties! I am an LVN MDS Coordinator in a 36 bed skilled facility. We run an average of 6 medicares at any given time. I am also the DSD, Assistant Administrator, Assistant DON, and have recently picked up some of the tasks of the Business Office Manager. Here are my list of Duties...
Business office duties on Tuesday/Thursday
Over see office manager
Create and maintain face sheets for all residents
Assist in maintaining petty cash records
Schedules for CNA
Maintain accurate/organized records of call-offs and switch requests
Orientate new hires
Create business and health files for all staff
Ensure licenses are current (RN, LVN, CNA)
Provide state mandated in-services year round
Provide PRN in-services as problems arise
Interview potential new hires
Place ads on Craig’s List for job openings in all departments
Visit potential new patients in acute facilities
Coordinate in house physicals for employees
Maintain in-service records
Address concerns of residents/residents families
Create documents needed by nursing staff ie B&B records, RNA sched., ect.
Obtain and send info to corporate for TARs
Notify families of Medicare denial
Assist medical records in obtaining information needed after audits are complete ie. ADL
Assist in developing policies and procedures for nursing staff
Create needed job descriptions
Lead safety committee
Initiate and follow up on work comp claims
Participate in infection control committee and develop interventions to resolve problems
Assist in meeting the needs of maintenance/house keeping department PRN
Address clinical concerns PRN
Assist DON in admission process
Maintain Medicare ‘A’ records
Create weekly schedules for department heads for upcoming MDSs
Inform families of upcoming care conference
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