March 21, 2024

Job Description

Regency at Lansing West

Are you an experienced MDS nurse interested in the next step? The MDS Coordinator provides oversight of the RAI process and conducts assessments and care plan coordination for guests. The MDS Coordinator supervises the Care Management Nurse, MDS Nurse.

At Ciena Healthcare, we take care of you too, with an attractive benefit package including:

  • Competitive pay,

  • Life Insurance,

  • 401K with matching funds,

  • Health insurance,

  • AFLAC.

  • Employee discounts

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • SPOTLIGHT, our virtual community and rewards and recognitions program, exclusively for Ciena staff members

In addition, we will help you advance your career with tuition reimbursement, discounts and other support.

You will join an experienced, hard-working team that values communication and strong teamwork abilities.


  • Completes the MDS, CAA’s and care plans within regulated time frames.

  • Coordinates scheduling the RAI process with the interdisciplinary team

  • Assesses resident through physical assessment, interview and chart review.

  • Discusses resident care needs with care givers, including physician, nursing, social services, therapy, dietary, and activity staff.

  • Reviews information from hospital, consults and outside agencies and uses such information in the completion of the assessment and care planning.

  • Coordinates, identifies, and/or initiates significant change MDS’

  • Is prepared to conduct PPS meetings maintaining MDS assessments per Medicare schedule and maintains PPS board for monitoring of Medicare days and RUGs utilization in the absence of the Care Management Coordinator

  • Remains current with American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC) requirements.


  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure

  • AANC certification a plus. RAC-CT

  • Knowledge of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process, including the principles the Prospective Payment Process (PPS) strongly preferred.

  • Experience as an MDS Nurse

About Ciena Healthcare

Ciena Healthcare is Michigan’s largest provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitation care services.

We serve our residents with compassion, concern, and excellence, believing that every one of them is a unique person who deserves our best each day that we care for them. If you have a passion for improving the lives of those around you and working with others who feel the same way, Ciena is the place for you!



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