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Discovery Senior Living MDS Coordinator/ Assistant Director of Health & Wellness in Southlake, Texas

About Discovery Senior Living

Discovery Senior Living ranks prominently among the 9 largest senior housing providers in the US, and is nationally renowned for designing, developing, marketing, and operating a multi-brand portfolio of upscale, luxury senior-living communities.

With a 30-year reputation and almost 14,000 existing homes or homes under development, our company is a recognized industry leader with a penchant for excellence and innovation.

Discovery Senior Living is hiring a MDS Coordinator/Assistant Director of Health & Wellness for our community Discovery Village at Southlake.

Manage the RAI Process from resident admission to discharge in order to maintain clinical compliance and receive funding from Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care pay sources. Responsible for providing leadership and coordination of the health and well being of the residents within the community in coordination with DHW. This position is also responsible for the development and implementation of the personal care staff schedule. Receives call offs and responsible for finding the appropriate staff to replace.


  • MDS completion in a timely, accurate, documentation-supported and case mix optimized manner

  • Development of individualized care plans reflective of the residents’ status

  • Oversight of the resident care data collection tool

  • Coordination of assessments and services by other clinical departments

  • Liaison to rehab team

  • Audit and survey preparation,

  • Implementation and response;

  • Managed care clinical authorization and justifications; State-required form completion

  • Activities of daily living (ADL) training and support

  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates

  • Must have excellent communications and teaching skills in both individual and group settings

  • Restorative nursing program management

  • Works with DHW and assists as assigned with those duties

  • Creates and posts a timely schedule for all personal care staff.

  • Responsible to fill any call offs while ensuring proper staffing levels.

  • Other duties related to case mix management and assigned


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in good standing and currently licensed by the state.

  • Prefer two years of experience in long term care with a good working knowledge of Medicare/Case Management/Medicaid.

  • Must have knowledge of RAI Process, PPS requirements, Texas Case Mix, reimbursement forms and the necessary documentation.

    Benefits: Salary $70,000 - $75,000

    In addition to a rewarding career and competitive salary, Discovery offers a comprehensive benefit package.

    Eligible team members are offered a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off and paid holidays. Team members are eligible to participate in our outstanding 401(k) plan with company match our Employee Assistance Program and accident insurance policies.

    EOE D/V