Position Summary Reporting to the VP of Clinical & Quality and/or designate, the RAI Coordinator leads the
timely coordination and completion of the RAI MDS 2.0 processes at the site level and
will ensure the integration of RAI process into daily practice.
Responsibilities Includes but not limited to;
1. Participating in the planning and organizing of the home RAI process integration
2. Leading the Quality Improvement program of the CIHI Public Indicators at each
site to ensure organizational and provincial benchmarks are adhered too.
3. Participating in the care plan review meetings to ensure care plans are tailored
and customized to meet individual resident needs.
4. Providing on-site RAI MDS 2.0 & PCC as well as POC education to all
appropriate staff members as a component of staff orientation and regular
5. Managing the coordination of and participating in the timely completion of
Resident assessments, tracking forms, Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs),
Resident Care Plans.
6. Assisting RAI users to correctly code assessments and providing ongoing
support for validation of coding.
7. Overseeing the RAI process according to home policies, provincial and regional
regulations, professional colleges, Standards of Practice and interRAI
8. Providing ongoing leadership and mentoring for education, data accuracy, data
submission and computer applications of the RAI process
9. Implementing a data quality program to ensure data accuracy and promote
capacity building and staff competency.
10. In consultation with management and interdisciplinary team members,
developing processes that ensure data integrity, efficient data collection process,
assessment completion and data utilization.
11. Responsible for submission of quarterly RAI assessments & correction of errors.
12. Maintains professional expertise by attendance at conferences, seminars, and
meetings and through Internet searches to keep current in knowledge and trends
of health-care and Long Term Care.
13. Participates in required facility committees such as LTC Best Practice and others
as assigned (internal and external).
14. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications 1. Graduate of an accredited program for Practical Nurses. Current full practicing
license with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC (BCCNP).
2. Minimum of 4 years’ experience in direct nursing care in Long Term Care is
3. Completion of the Relias 2.0 Coding for MDS Competency.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Strong clinical skills with the ability to teach, coach, and motivate staff.
2. Ability to organize and utilize resources, to assess and assign priorities and to
assist staff to accept the changing needs and priorities with flexibility
3. Effective communication\presentation skills, verbal and written to interact with
internal and external contacts.
4. Clinical assessment skills and the ability to evaluate the delivery of nursing care.
5. Ability to work with computers / healthcare software (e.g. MDS-RAI submissions).