MDS Coordinator
The Brenda Strafford Foundation
Calgary, AB

Online Job Posting: MDS Coordinator

Who we are:

The Brenda Strafford Foundation is a charitable organization that owns and operates four Long Term Care and Assisted Living seniors care communities in Calgary, AB, and Okotoks, AB. We take pride in providing a safe, caring and comfortable home environment that caters to the complex needs of our residents and families.

Putting people first is a way of life at The Brenda Strafford Foundation. It’s in our values. And it’s fundamental to the way we do things. By realizing the individual needs of our residents, clients and families, we can all play a role and make a difference in the preservation of dignity and the pursuit of happiness.

Job overview:

Wentworth Manor is looking for the next great addition to our team! The MDS Coordinator is responsible for assisting the MDS Lead in a leadership role for ensuring the RAI has been accurately completed, utilizing the guidelines and requirements of CIHI and AH for all Brenda Strafford Foundation facilities that have implemented the RAI.

Some of the primary responsibilities include completing MDS assessments, auditing the quality of data entry into the RAI, verification of all MDS assessments for potential inconsistencies and documentation requirements, conducting quality audits, submitting all monthly audits/reports, preparing data batching and uploading to the ACCIS, provide POC and RAI education/training to staff appropriate staff and providing support and relief for the MDS team.

This is a permanent full-time position. The hours of work are negotiable for 40 hours per week. The starting wage is $40.39 per hour, and extended health and dental benefits will be available after three months of employment.


The MDS Coordinator must demonstrate:

  • Commitment to confidentiality, professionalism and discretion;
  • Superior organizational and time management skills;
  • Leadership;
  • Attentiveness to detail;
  • Critical and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of the RAI MDS 2.0, outcome scores, RUGS/CMI and the 2nd Generation Quality Indicators.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Gerontology assessment skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written skills.

Required education and experience:

  • Canadian certification in Gerontological Nursing is an asset
  • RAI Competency Certification is preferred
  • Five years gerontology experience
  • Previous teaching/mentoring
  • Current active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)

In accordance with the Alberta Health Accommodation Standards, all successful candidates are required to complete a criminal record check prior to commencing employment.

How to apply:

If you’re interested in working with our team and you meet the qualifications above, please apply directly online through Indeed with your cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time