• Clinical Assessor

    Job Locations US-NY-Queens
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 2:40 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    -Conduct face to face biopsychosocial assessment to determine Functional Capacity Outcome (FCO)
    -Gather and review supporting documentation in preparation of assessment
    -Complete clinical assessment and re-assessments within required turnaround times
    - -Collect data, define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions for supporting a superior written rationale for review determination.
    Attends and participates in scheduled contract, committee, and all-staff meetings
    Uses independent clinical judgment to make defensible assessment decisions
    Collaborates with client on program needs to achieve desired outcomes
    Perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines, and company confidentiality policies and procedures

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    Licensed Mental Health Counselor, licensed in New York

    Minimum of 2 years of experience working with persons with a variety of physical and behavioral health needs

    Working knowledge of the SSA Sequential Evaluation process

    Ability to perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines and company policies

    Working knowledge and understanding of behavioral health diagnoses, psychotropic medications, medical diagnoses and prescribed medications

    Works on assignments that are routine in nature, with responsibilities easily learned on the job.

    Acquires job skills and learns applicable policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.

    Able to read, understand & perform assignments within prescribed guidelines.

    Communicates routine information in a clear and accurate way with internal & external contacts.

    Excellent knowledge of diverse cultures and issues, with the ability to incorporate special needs into utilization review decisions

    Excellent ability to multitask while effectively performing job duties, which include prioritizing tasks; ensure all voice mail and email messages are monitored and responded to within 2 business hours of receipt

    Ability to work independently, as well as within a team while exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Ability to interact professionally and collegially with providers (hospital & nursing facility, physicians, community service workers, etc.), state contract officers, and coworkers while seeking or providing information

    Ability to collect data, define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions for supporting a superior written rationale for review determination

    Excellent computer skills with experience in word processing, email and spreadsheets {Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel preferred); ability to work with dual computer monitors, research information on the internet, utilize company resources/ tools stored on company

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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