• Full Time
  • Little Current
  • September 29, 2023

Website Manitoulin Centennial Manor

Candidates are invited to apply for the position of full-time MDS/RAI coordinator at Manitoulin Centennial Manor in Little Current.

Reporting to the Director of Care, this position will assist with meeting MDS/RAI timelines and teaching staff about the requirements for data collection and reporting guidelines that support the home’s funding


  • Coordinates the completion of MDS assessment on all residents within established timelines
  • Understands how the MDS assessment integrates with existing clinical tools and provides leadership in streamlining these processes
  • Understands and provides critical analysis of data at different levels of aggregation
  • Articulates for the staff the strengths of MDS as a clinical assessment tool including how RAP triggers and care plans enhance quality of care
  • Articulates the financial implications of coding inconsistencies
  • Acts as a key contact and liaison with Health Zone, AH&W, CIHI, PCC or others as required
  • Develops facility specific material within the PCC program as required
  • Locks/unlocks the RAI individual assessments as required
  • Batches and submits assessments quarterly to appropriate data repositories
  • Responds to Health Zone on all submission errors
  • Facilitates response and correction of submission errors with facility staff
  • Coaches key facility personnel to build capacity for understanding RUG patient classification levels
  • Develops and initiates processes and systems to improve accuracy of RAI content
  • Facilitates audits of RAI assessments for content accuracy
  • Develops systems to decrease coding error rates
  • Participates in strategic planning for program development/improvement
  • Keeps current on RAI trends
  • Responsible for clinical and admin set up role to support MDS within PCC software
  • Interprets reports generated by Health Zone/AH&W or CIHI and provides critical analysis for the home
  • Understands the development of RAPs, quality indicators, and RUG mixed case products


  • 3-5 years experience in long term care, experience with MDS an asset
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Ability to lead training and education with adult learners
  • Knowledge of: InterRAI suite of tools, MDS/RUG III patient classification system
  • Working knowledge of project management principles, industry knowledge. principles of adult education, facilitation, problem solving, continuous quality improvement principles, data analysis, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively


Sylvie Clark – Director of Care




To apply for this job email your details to sclarke@extendicare.com