RAI Coordinator – Long Term Care – AgeCare West Williams, Kitchener

13 November 2023

About Us

At AgeCare, our mission is to empower residents to live their lives to the fullest by prioritizing their health and well-being. We firmly believe that we are working in our residents’ homes, and we dedicate ourselves to providing a comfortable and person-centered environment. Working in long-term care is more than just a job; it is a calling for many of us.

The Opportunity:

The Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Coordinator is responsible for the overall administration, organization, education, co-ordination and implementation of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for the interdisciplinary team. Provides supervision and assistance to the interdisciplinary team regarding MDS documentation.  Oversees the development, co-ordination and file retention for the data submission process to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and providing on-site support to all RAI users in the residence;
  • Participating in the planning and organization of the residence’s RAI process change;
  • Attending related educational sessions;
  • Communicating regularly with the RAI users and management team;
  • Providing RAI-MDS 2.0 education and computer application training to all RAI users;
  • Generating RAI-MDS 2.0 reports and facilitating their use in clinical and operational decision-making;
  • Ensuring a resident assessment schedule is developed, completed, current, and accessible to all RAI users;
  • Assisting RAI users to correctly code assessments and providing support for validation of coding;
  • Working with RAI users to develop processes that ensures data accuracy, an efficient data collection process, assessment completion, and data utilization;
  • Overseeing the development and coordination of the data submission process;
  • Overseeing the RAI process according to residence policies, MOHLTC regulations, College Standards of Practise and interRAI requirements;
  • Ensuring MDS assessments, resident assessment protocols, and care planning are completed in a timely manner;
  • Liaising with the vendor to develop a training plan for RAI users in the residence;
  • Providing the project team with an electronic submission of a Monthly Progress Report on the residence’s implementation progress;
  • Completing and submitting all required RAI implementation assignments in a timely manner to the Project Support Centre;
  • Providing ongoing leadership for education, data accuracy, data submission, and computer applications of the RAI

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of 3 years clinical, project leadership or managerial experience in Long Term Caremust also be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) – current member in good standing with the College of Nurses in your province;
  • A sound  knowledge and background in Long Term Care;
  • A sound knowledge of the Long Term Care Act, Ministry of Health Long Term Care Program Standards, including documentation requirements.

AgeCare West William
200 David Bergey Drive Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3Y4
Full Time

What Are You Waiting For?

Join us at AgeCare to celebrate the ageless spirit of people through service and innovation. If you’re passionate about serving seniors with dignity, respect, and compassion, join our team and make a meaningful difference in the lives of residents and their families.

At AgeCare, we value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you have any inquiries concerning this job opportunity, feel free to reach out to us at ontariocareers@agecare.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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