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According to a December 2014 Payscale survey, the average annual salary for a minimum data set (MDS) coordinator is approximately $59,763. This represents the midpoint of the salary range from $42,513 to $77,014 per year... More »

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The Minimum Data Set (MDS) coordinator in a nursing home is responsible for developing care plans for each resident. The MDS coordinator uses data from a standardized assessment that evaluates the functional capabilities... More »

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The responsibilities of a Minimum Data Set coordinator include conducting periodic interviews with the family members and patients of a nursing facility or residential hospice to determine the patient's current mental an... More »

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The Minimum Data Set (MDS) coordinator in a nursing home is responsible for developing care plans for each resident. The MDS coordinator uses data from a standardized assessment that evaluates the functional capabilities... More »

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An MDS nurse, or Minimum Data Set nurse, performs federally mandated clinical assessments of all residents in nursing homes and long-term care facilities that are Medicare or Medicaid certified. MDS nurses are typically ... More »

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