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RAI-MDS Coordinator

York Region
York (City), Ontario
$34.49 - $37.50
Closing date
Sep 29, 2023

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Reporting to the Director of Care, is responsible for coordinating and implementing best practices in the Resident Assessment Instrument – Minimum Data Set (RAI-MDS) program in the Region’s LTC Homes; providing support for accurate RAI applications, assessments, audits, quality improvements and data submission processes, and staff education.


•   •    Attends all LTC Homes RAI-related education sessions.
•    Participates in the planning and organizing of the Home RAI process change.
•    Provides RAI-MDS education and computer application training to all RAI users.
•    Ensures a resident assessment schedule is developed, completed, current and accessible to all RAI users.
•    Assists RAI users to correctly code assessments and provides support for validation of coding.
•    Provides on-site computer application support to all RAI users in the Home.
•    Oversees the development and coordination of the data submission process.
•    Generates RAI-MDS reports, other Quality Progress Reports and facilitates their use in clinical and operational decision-making.
•    Completes and submits all required RAI assignments as required to the assigned lead.
•    Provides ongoing leadership for education, data accuracy, data submission and computer applications of RAI.
•    Works with RAI users to develop processes that ensure data accuracy, efficient data collection process, assessment completion and data utilization.
•    Oversees the RAI process according to Home policies, MOHLTC regulations, College Standards of Practice and inter-RAI requirements (see CIHI User’s Manual).
•    Ensures MD assessments, resident assessment protocols and care planning are completed on a timely basis.
•    Conducts audits of staff input to ensure accurate reporting and submissions.
•    Monitors and provides on-site support to all RAI users in the Home.
•    Communicates regularly with the RAI users and management team and with Ministry staff.
•    Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.
•    May occasionally be required to respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours, as related to the Departmental Emergency Plan.

•    Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Health Sciences or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Current regulated or licensed health care practitioner (e.g. RPN).
•    Minimum one (1) year in a Long Term Care setting with clinical experience including restorative care programming and using RAI-MDS, project leadership, and experience with adult education strategies/facilitation.
•   Experience in working on continuous quality improvement project implementation.
•    Demonstrates strong initiative, critical thinking and enthusiasm to collaboratively support the development of interdisciplinary care programs and other initiatives
•    Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
•    Knowledge of Long Term Care or health care policies on assessments and care planning processes. 
•    Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and Point Click Care (PCC) system
•    Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.


The Regional Municipality of York, also called York Region, is a regional municipality in Southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Simcoe and Toronto. The region was established after the passing of then Bill 102, An Act to Establish The Regional Municipality of York, in 1970.

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