The Assessment Nurse, works in collaboration with the Care Management team and is responsible for assessing a member’s eligibility for the Centers Plan for Health Living’s (CPHL all LOB programs. The Assessment Nurse will conduct a face-to-face comprehensive assessment utilizing NYSDOH approved assessment tool (UASNY) and risk acuity visits with a member in his/her place of residence. The Assessment Nurse is a member of the interdisciplinary care team (IDT).
The members interview, assessment and documentation process are a core component of CPHL care management delivery model. Interdisciplinary Care Team (IDT) works together to evaluate, assess and develop a comprehensive, person-centered plan of care that is based on the responses to the assessment. The components of the assessment and plan of care are structured to ensure quality and consistency that support improved member outcomes and seamless care coordination amongst the members of IDT.
Included but not limited to:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or advanced degree
Minimum 2 years Care Management experience with the geriatric population and /or minimum of 2-4 years clinical nursing experience in home health care or MLTC
Experience providing care in the home setting
Experience working within a managed care environment
Specific Technical Skills
Required: Computer proficiency
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The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to the job classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.