Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an MDS Coordinator is $36.04
What is the Pay by Experience Level for MDS Coordinators?
An early career MDS Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.48 based on 5 salaries. An experienced MDS Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.74 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years …Read more
What Do MDS Coordinators Do?
A minimum data sets (MDS) coordinator serves an important role in medical offices or locations specializing in longer-term care. Minimum Data Sets is a process required by the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for all individuals in care of Medicare or Medicaid medical facilities. The MDS assessment process is time-consuming, and must be completed in a meticulous fashion; for this reason, the MDS coordinator must be extremely knowledgeable of this process. They often explain these …Read more
- Assess patients and collect data for the Minimum Data Set (MDS).
- Collate charts and chart data, inspect records, and create reports.
- Implement and explain federal and organizational regulations and guidelines.
- Maintain patient medical records and develop individualized care plans with targeted outcomes.