MDS Coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

The average pay for an MDS Coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona is $30.23 per hour.

Job Description for MDS Coordinator

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 processes to their nursing staff and examine all paperwork completed by staff to ensure it meets MDS standards. If it does not, the coordinator must be able to clearly and effectively communicate the problems with the staff member who completed it so problems can be resolved.


MDS Coordinator Tasks

  • 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.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
786,833 (50.3%)
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...

MDS Coordinator Job Listings

Key Stats for MDS Coordinator

1-4 years
10-19 years

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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