In Observance of President's Day, Bedford County Offices will closed on Monday, February 18, 2019

Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its regular meeting scheduled for February 25th at 7:00 pm to the Peaks Room at Falling Creek Center, 1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, VA.  The 5:00 pm work session set for the same night was already scheduled to be held at this location and will be conducted in the Parks Room.

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All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Registered Nurse - MDS/Care Plan Coordinator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$49, 172
  • Posted Date:01/27/2019


RN-MDS/Care Plan Coordinator


Nursing Home


1229 County Farm Rd Bedford, VA 24523


Required to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as defined by the needs of the department


Under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing will coordinate the completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessments and resident care plans accurately according to Federal and State requirements with established timeframes. Will work collaboratively with residents, families, and staff to ensure quality care.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must possess a current license to practice as a licensed registered nurse issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Knowledge of principles, standards, practices, and techniques of professional nursing
  • Knowledge of reconciling narcotics and other medication
  • Knowledge of nursing medical services
  • Knowledge of documentation of pertinent medical information
  • Knowledge of assessment and notification of physician Director of Nurses and families of change of condition
  • Understanding of the MDS/RUGS process and reimbursement criteria
  • Understanding of ICD 10 coding
  • Understanding of MDS transmission, accurately reading and responding to validation reports
  • Knowledge of good assessment skills and basic computer skills
  • Requires the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally; up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
  • Must have the ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and functions as an effective team member

    Preferred Experience includes:

  • Long term experience and MDS/Care planning experience

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

$ 49,172



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted



Until position is filled

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 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.