MAXIMUS

  • PASRR Assessor - MI/IDD

    Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/6/2019 12:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-39694
    # of Openings
    1
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    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, we are entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

    Job Description Summary

    -SUMMARY
    Conduct on-site assessments for individuals with medical conditions or cognitive impairments living in private residence or assisted living and requesting in-home personal care services to assist with activities of daily living. Assessments include review of records, individual interview, interview of significant caregiver and/or family members, obtaining key copies of medical records, and completing required assessment and summary reports.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Responsible for conducting on-site assessments for individuals with medical conditions and/or cognitive impairments which impact their participation in daily living activities. Assessments include individual interview, interview of significant caregiver and/or family members, functional assessment, obtaining key copies of medical records, and completing required assessment and summary reports
    • Responsible for completing and submitting on-site assessments within the respective timeline specified by Ascend, adhering to quality benchmarks and contractual specifications, utilizing computer database system
    • Must work within a tight turnaround time assuring contract compliance
    • Completes other job duties as assigned or necessary
    JOB REQUIREMENTS
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines, and company confidentiality policies and procedures
    • Self-directed in setting work priorities, timelines, and goal setting
    • Ability to multitask effectively while performing job duties, including ability to prioritize tasks and ensuring all voice mail and email messages are returned within contract standards
    • Ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to interact professionally and collegially with referral sources (hospital & nursing home staff, physicians, social service workers, etc.), state contract officers, and coworkers
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Intermediate skill with word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel preferred)
    Education
    The job requires a North Carolina-licensed Master’s Level Social Worker, Psych Registered Nurse, or other mental health (MH) and/or intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) professional with similar training/experience.

    Experience
    The job requires at least four (4) years of experience in health care and/or social science discipline, including experience working with individuals with MH and/or IDD.

     

    • High School Diploma with 0-2 years of experience.
    • May have additional training or education in area of specialization.
    • 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.

     

    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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