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Bethany’s Ballesteros Receives Certification

By November 22, 2023December 15th, 2023Awards, Blog, News
Jomark Ballesteros, RN, of Bethany Retirement Living, has received Resident Assessment Certification (RAC-CT) through the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing. He is the MDS Coordinator at Bethany on 42nd.

Ballesteros earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing at Arellano University – Manila (Philippines), studied Nursing Leadership Management at Seneca College, and is pursuing a Master of Science in Health Informatics at the University of the Philippines – Manila. He has worked as a midwife and in areas such as coding, quality, compliance, and nursing leadership. Ballesteros joined Bethany Retirement Living in February, 2023.

The RAC-CT® (Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified) education and certification program has long set the national standard for skilled nursing facility PPS and MDS 3.0 education. Constantly reviewed and updated by a team of experts, the RAC-CT certification program ensures participants’ knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, and the regulatory body surrounding the RAI/MDS process.

Dawn Hummel RN, Senior Executive of Resident Care at Bethany Retirement Living, said, “Bethany encourages its employees to continually develop their skills and knowledge in order to better serve our residents. Joem is a fine example of the kind of nurse we proudly employ at Bethany. He is driven to learn and grow in his skills and abilities. He does an excellent job in his role at Bethany Retirement Living, providing outstanding leadership in the field he manages.” Bethany Retirement Living was founded in Fargo in 1939 and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Bethany provides high-quality care to the elderly in skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitation, transitional care, assisted living, basic care, senior apartments, and personal care programs.