Uniform Assessment Nurse
at Medix

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

Job Description

Registered Nurse - UAS Assessor

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct enrollment assessments of prospective members and re-assessments of current members in their homes using the Uniform Assessment System (UAS); make enrollment decisions and continued eligibility determination by utilizing clinical expertise and critical thinking skills. As needed, will conduct assessments in settings other than home as needed, e.g. skilled nursing facilities
  • Complete assessment of service needs at the request of the Care Team, Members Family/Caregiver to determine service level(s) or need to adjust Service levels
  • Complete Patient Review Instruments/Screens and all required nursing assessments for active members to determine adjustments/updates in Care Plan and/or to assist with nursing home admission.
  • Liaison between the member and the Care Management Team; assesses home environment and psychosocial status
  • Maintain a paperless work environment, which includes compiling assessment package requirements and electronic archiving using Macess Exp Service Module
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Communicates with home care agencies and Care Management Team providing feedback regarding home care issues and the performance of Contract Nurses and Aides
  • Provides grass roots, community-based training for frail population care including self-care techniques and prevention strategies
  • Ensures that prospective members and significant others/responsible parties understand and are in agreement with enrollment in a managed long-term care plan

Qualifications:

  • New York State RN license
  • Associate degree in nursing-Open to New Grads looking to gain Experience
  • Possess and maintain a valid New York State ID
  • Medical Surgical Nursing Ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Work experience assessing, planning and evaluating member's / patients care
  • Work experience in navigating the Internet and using multiple computer
  • applications and electronic documentation systems concurrently
  • Basic MS Word and Excel using: edit, search, sort/filter, format and using already created pivot tables to locate information
  • Ability to pass Uniform Assessment System training.
  • U.S.-based work experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Geriatrics
    • Home Care
    • Discharge Planning
    • Case Management

Shift: Monday - Friday 9A-5:30P

Pay: $90K

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: New York City
  • Job Type: Nurse
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/18/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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