Mock Surveyor/MDS Specialist

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What We Are Looking For

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must have a valid registered nursing license.  
  • Minimum 5 years’ skilled nursing or state surveyor experience.
  • Ability to travel 75% - 80% of the time.
  • Must have the ability to respond quickly to internal challenges and devote time as needed when there is a community crisis or to assist with start-up of new communities.

Even Better 

  • Understands the MDS process and daily skilled nursing Medicare documentation needs.
  • Thorough understanding of all clinical state and federal compliance areas as well as financial impact. 
  • Good understanding of the long term care survey process.
  • Solid knowledge of OIG Guidelines and working knowledge of HIPAA. Ability to develop training programs for Administrators and DONs.
  • Ability to develop benchmarks and trending data for an individual community and LCS corporately using regulatory survey reports, quality measure reports, LCS programs and standards.
  • Proficient in the use of the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Ability to write clear quantifiable reports that will serve as clear action plans for communities.
  • Must be highly articulate and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple priorities and stay focused on prioritizing work.

Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


Travel Frequency: Up to 80%





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