UAS Assessment Nurse

Job ID: 145017    Posted 7/12/2024

LOCATION

Location: New York, New York

JOB TYPE

Job Type: Direct Hire

CATEGORY

Category: Case Management

POSITION

Position: 145017

SKILLS

Skills: Managed Care

SALARY

Salary Low: $85000 - Salary High: $105000

DURATION

Duration: 2 Weeks

SHIFT

Shift:

Job Description

UAS Assessment Nurse (RN)
$85k – $105k + $15,000 Sign on Bonus!
Various territories available including:
Staten Island, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Duchess, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster counties.

Health Plan rewards full time Assessment Nurses with a higher reimbursement rate when conducting extra visits
Field based job

Medical Benefits effective on the first of the month after your start date.

The position entails the completion of initial enrollment assessments and reassessments with focus on clinical, psychological, and social needs of the prospects as well as existing members utilizing Uniform Assessment System for (UAS-NY) in accordance with DOH approved policies based on New York State regulations.

Assessment Nurse, as part of the interdisciplinary care team is also responsible for completion of DOH approved forms during the face to face visit, which will be incorporated into the Individualized Person Centered Service Plan.

Conducts a Uniform Assessment System – New York (UAS – NY) or State approved equivalent for current members and potential members, appropriately enrolling (or not taking under care,) in the member’s home or Nursing Home within DOH regulatory timeframes and unit protocols with an error rate of less than 5%.
• Explains program, rules and benefits of the plan in an easy-to-understand language
• Reviews Member handbook, describes provider benefits and responsibilities, coordination of all covered
services and Medicare benefits as applicable
• Conducts functional, psychosocial and environmental safety assessments
• Determines eligibility of enrollees
• Establishes safe plan of care
• Communicates plan of care to member, family, caregivers, healthcare professionals
• All documentation properly signed, correct materials left at home
• Communicates assessment outcome to referral source and assigned business enrollment representative
• Appropriately seeks guidance from assigned Supervisor and Manager, as needed
• All assessments are completed within mandated timeframes as indicated in the departmental
workflows/policies.
• Assessment Nurse is expected to complete at a minimum of 2 (two) assessments per day
• Completes a DOH approved Physician Notification Form and uses as a form of notification in regards to
overall summary for member’s health status
• Completes all necessary documentation for CDPAS, when prospect/member verbalizes interest for
enrollment into the program and Initiates completion of Physician Order for CDPAS.
Communicates all urgent requests for service, safety issues, changes in condition, or clinical care
needs to PCP and Care Management team upon completion of assessment on same day of identification.
• All urgent issues are communicated verbally and via email to the appropriate Care Manager and Care
Management Supervisor as dictated in departmental workflows
• Obtains orders from the PCP as needed (including skilled home care) and communicates information to the assigned Care Manager and Care Management Supervisor
Creates an individualized Paraprofessional Plan of Care for each prospect/member with an error
rate of less than 5%.
• Paraprofessional Plan of Care is created during the assessment with prospect/ member and/or representative
based on the assessment of the prospect/ member during the evaluation process
• Upon completion of the UAS-NY, Assessment Nurse will communicate appropriately to the assigned Care Manager and Care Management Supervisor in regards to any changes identified, as well as
recommendations
• Assessment Nurse will notify PCP of any changes to the member’s Paraprofessional Plan of Care
Submits all assessment related clinical documentation to ENPaperwork or NAPaperwork mailbox
within established timeframes.
• All documents are submitted within 3 business days, with an error rate of less than 5%
• All submitted documents will have an error rate of less than 5% based on audited sample for completion and accuracy
Completes Request for Service/Appropriateness of Hours visits as per unit protocols within
mandated time frames.
• Conducts a comprehensive UAS-NY assessment to determine member’s current needs
• Submits recommendation and supporting documentation to the Care Management team within 1 business
day of completed assessment, in compliance with regulatory and unit timeframes
• Inter-rater reliability reviews will have less than 5% error rate on Request for Service/Appropriateness of Hours recommendations

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school required, Baccalaureate
  • Degree strongly preferred
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in Community Health, Managed Care, or related field
  • Microsoft Word, Excel a
  • UAS-NY certified

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