Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an MDS Coordinator is $29.05
What is the Pay by Experience Level for MDS Coordinators?
An entry-level MDS Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.60 based on 80 salaries. An early career MDS Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.14 based on 500 salaries. A mid-career …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.