Minimum Data Set (MDS) Nurse, Long Term Care (LTC)- RN- FT- Skilled Nursing
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: July 30, 2022
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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100
years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to
quality care and service in a Christian environment.
Facility: GSS CO Ft Collins
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Address: 508 W Trilby Rd, Fort Collins, CO 805254054, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40. 00
Salary Range: $30.00 - $44.5
The MDS Nurse uses independent judgment in the planning,
organizing, directing, and evaluation of activities of the
professional and supportive nursing staff engaged in resident plan
of care. Evaluates care provided to each resident and keeps care
plans current. Is the direct lead in regards to the Resident
Assessment Instrument (RAI) process. MDS Nurse assists in
assessment and evaluation of potential admissions. Upon admission,
quarterly and annual, the MDS Nurse completes resident assessments.
Collaborates with the resident, family or advocate, other
inter-disciplinary colleagues, including providers, to assure
ongoing care of each resident to provide the best quality of life
possible. When functioning on the floor, the Registered Nurse (RN)
is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment,
diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to
provide individualized nursing care to patients. The RN
demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of
nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and
population specific standards as designated in their assigned
clinical setting. The RN cares for residents in all phases of
preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, and treatment.
The RN is responsible for the coordination of care, resident
assessment, resident education and various other nursing
The RN may serve as charge nurse and delegate appropriate tasks to
licensed and unlicensed assistive personnel that are within the job
descriptions, skills, resident care needs, and the competence level
of the delegate. As charge, the RN provides adequate assistance and
support to delegates to ensure safe, reliable administration of
resident care and resolution of care and service concerns.
The RN functions within the scopes and standards of nursing
practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative
Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Professional Nursing
Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the
Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published
by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing
care delivery and professional conduct.
Graduate from a National League of Nursing (NLN) or American
Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) accredited nursing
program is preferred. Bachelor s Degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of one-year experience working as licensed nurse with the
senior population preferred. Specific services/positions may have
additional education, training or experience requirements. Resident
Assessment Coordinator-Certified (RAC-CT), management or
supervisory experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of
Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess
multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required certifications and
completes required continuous education units (CEU) and competency
training. Affiliation with an outside professional nursing
organization is preferred.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package
for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An
accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment
background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0099453
Job Function: Nursing
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