721 Hickory Street | Akron, OH 44303
330.762.6486

Now Hiring: MDS Nurse


April 10, 2019
Hickory Ridge is a 170 skilled nursing facility located in the scenic Merriman Valley in Akron. We are currently seeking a full time (40 hour/week) MDS Nurse to join our dedicated management team.

This position is responsible for the following:
  • Ensure compliance with the clinically based reimbursement procedures
  • Ensure that the facility is compliant with the guidelines for the of Minimum Data Set (MDS), Quality Measures, Medicaid and Medicare RUGs, Medicaid Case Mix, and Medicare‚Äôs skilled level of care criteria including the supportive documentation requirements.
  • Monitor and ensure MDS assessments are accurately coded to present a complete picture of residents clinical status and services rendered
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and best practices
  • Ensure that MDS Assessment procedures are followed
  • Reports to the Administrator
The successful candidate will possess, at minimum, the following qualifications:
  • Licensed LPN
  • Point Click Care experience required
  • Two years MDS experience required

Hickory Ridge offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match.

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