MDS Director

Nursing Wichita, Kansas


Position at Family Health & Rehab

Job Description

As the RAI Director, you will report directly to the Director of Nursing (DON). Your primary purpose is to develop and complete resident assessments, create and review resident Care Plans, and submit Minimum Data Set (MDS) data, CAA, and Triggers data to governmental agencies. Ideally, you will be a problem solver, value hard work, good working relationships, have great communication skills, be organized, effective and strategic.

General Responsibilities:

  • Complete patient assessments in accordance with federal, state, and facility requirements
  • Supervise the MDS Coordinators in the facility
  • Make sure patients’ information is kept confidential
  • Conducts preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the needs of each resident
  • Develops a care plan based on the needs of the resident and goals to be accomplished
  • Adjusts the care plan as changes occur
  • Ensures care plan is being followed by all involved
  • Involvement in patients discharge care plan
  • Ensures the members of the nursing team are knowledge of patient’s responsibilities and rights, including the right to refuse treatment
  • Assist in reporting and investigating complaints from patients, families and staff
  • Submit data to CAA, Triggers and governmental agencies
  • Assures patients are treated with kindness, dignity and respect


  • Current state registered nurse license preferred, licensed practical nurse license required
  • American Association Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) Certification required
  • Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified (RAC-CT) Certification required
  • 3+ years of MDS experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience in a long-term care or skilled nursing facility preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Medical environment
  • May require standing up or walking for up to 60% of the time
  • Required to use assistance when attempting to assist, lift or carry objects over 25 lbs.