Encompass Health Careers

MDS Coordinator – Full-Time – Braintree – *Clinical License Required

Braintree, Massachusetts
Clinical Quality

Job Description


MA Clinical Licensure Required - LPN, RN, OT, PT





This is a highly visible newly created position! Let your strong clinical and interpersonal skills make a difference






Using discretion and independent judgment the Medical Records Compliance Analyst ensures compliance by all responsible parties throughout the organization as it relates to the Rule Implementation Guidelines (RIG) and other regulatory requirements as necessary. 




From pre-admission to discharge you will monitor that critical assessments, evaluations and authorizations are in place for every patient we provide services for. Accurate tracking and coding of functional improvements (FIM Scores) are critical to assessing clinical outcomes and securing correct reimbursement for our services




Working with our established electronic medical records system and hardcopy documentation you will review patient records for compliance to numerous time sensitive transactions. The Medical Records Compliance Analyst will help to create new and utilize existing tools to track a wide variety of actions that occur during a patient’s stay supporting our commitment to 100% compliance in all RIG categories. Our ability to correctly capture a patients progress is key to our business and best reimbursement for the great work that we are doing.




This position requires a unique mix of office based analytical/organizational skills and on the floor teaching and face to face follow-up with a range of medical professionals including hospital administration, physicians, nursing management, case managers and staff nurses. The position requires the development and maintenance of positive working relationships, as well as serving as an educator to the nursing, therapy and the physician staff working within the hospital.




In addition, this position will help to develop hospital wide RIG policies/procedures and act as the primary resource for immediate problem solving in regards to complying with the RIG requirements. 




Keywords: Registered nurse, risk management, healthcare analytics, admissions, RIG, MDS, FIM, utilization review, quality, records review, insurance verification






Registered Nurse or LPN or Licensed Occupational or Physical Therapist




Previous experience in Risk Management, Utilization Review, Quality Control, MDS


5 plus years of acute care or rehabilitation hospital experience


Strong skills in Excel and other Microsoft Office products.













Job Code: 101013


Address: 250 Pond Street, Braintree 02184
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 1920507
Contact Name - External: Kasey Bonia
Contact Email - External: Kasey.Bonia@encompasshealth.com