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UNIFORM ASSESSMENT SYSTEM (UAS) ASSESSOR - RN
Ref No.: 18-04981
Location: Brooklyn NY 11201, New York
Job Title : UNIFORM ASSESSMENT SYSTEM (UAS) ASSESSOR - RN
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY
Job Duration: 3 month contract to hire


Description:
-Responsible for the completion of UAS Initial Assessments and Reassessments based on NY State requirements and guidelines and training provided by Client Health and/or outside resources. -Enrollment paperwork materials required to appropriately process consumer's application for enrollment.
-UAS Tasking Tool based on guidelines and training provider by Client Health and/or outside resources.
-Responsible for correction and revision of UAS, paperwork, and tasking tool documentation based on review and feedback provided through quality and associated review processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Complete UAS Initial and/or Reassessment documentation, enrollment paperwork, and tasking tool in the consumer's home.
- Attend training and continuing education sessions and lessons focused on the proper completion of UAS documentation, enrollment paperwork, and tasking tool.
- Focus on continuous improvement and quality excellence in the completion of all material associated with the initial enrollment/continued enrollment of consumers as members in the plan.
- Supports initiatives of the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Committee.
- All other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Certifications:
Bilingual preferred (Spanish or Chinese languages) but not required.
Minimum 3 years clinical experience with focus in UAS Assessment
*UAS Assessor experience is required

Location: Candidate will work in the cities of the Bronx, Brooklyn and on occasion to Westchester. THESE ARE FIELD EMPLOYEES THAT WILL BE DRIVING FROM LOCATION TO LOCATION. Mileage reimbursed at a rate of $.54/mile.
*This is not a telephonic role.

Hours: The position is M-F with the typical hours of 9am - 5pm; however there is some flexibility with the hours.
Degree: Associates Nursing

Licensing:
RN - Registered Nurse, State and/or Compact State Licensure - Care Mgmt
CCM - Certified Case Manager - Care Mgmt (preferred)
CCP - Chronic Care Professional - Care Mgmt (preferred)
Additional skills/experience:
- Understands and is able to apply principals of Care Management and Person Centered Service Planning.
- Is able to understand and apply coverage guidelines and benefit limitations.
- Familiar with clinical needs and disease processes for chronic physical and behavioral illnesses (depression, challenging behaviors, Alzheimer's disease and other disease-related dementias).
- Understands and adapts appropriately to issues related to communication, cognitive or other barriers.