Clinical Assessor - CRC or OTR/L

Job Locations US-NY-Jamaica
Requisition ID 2023-84491
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/12/2023 9:29 AM)
# of Openings
Job Function
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Introduction

Maximus is seeking a Clinical Assessor to conduct face to face biopsychosocial assessments to determine Functional Capacity Outcome (FCO).

*The selected candidate will be required to work onsite in the Jamaica, NY office.

Education and Experience Requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather and review supporting documentation in preparation for the assessment
  • Complete clinical assessment and re-assessments within the required turnaround times
  • Collect data, define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions for supporting a superior written rationale for review determination
  • Attend and participate in a scheduled contract, committee, and all-staff meetings
  • Use independent clinical judgment to make defensible assessment decisions
  • Collaborates with clients 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
  • Communicates routine information in a clear and accurate way with internal & external contacts
  • Responsible for completing timely and quality assessments per working day.
  • Conducts on-site and telephonic surveys to determine an individual’s needs for long-term services and supports
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings as required by client contract.


Education Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in Health, Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, or related field
  • Current and appropriate license(s) in the State of New York and be a Qualified Health Professional with one of the following licenses:
    • Occupational Therapist Registered, Licensed (OTR/L)
    • Occupational Therapist, Licensed (OT/L)
    • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
    • Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Another credentialed professional as approved by HRA 



  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with persons with a variety of physical and behavioral health needs
  • At least one (1) year clinical experience; working knowledge of community support programs; experience level is dictated by client contract
  • Working knowledge of the SSA Sequential Evaluation process
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. The incumbent is responsible for submitting updated copies of driver’s license and vehicle insurance information as needed
  • 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
  • Excellent knowledge of diverse cultures and issues, with the ability to incorporate special needs into utilization review decisions
  • 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 24 hours of receipt or as required by client contract
  • 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
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in word processing, email, and spreadsheets (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel preferred)



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MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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 are 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.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation.


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