Centers Plan for Healthy Living

  • Intake Nurse - Field

    Job Locations US-NY-Staten Island
    Posted Date 8 months ago(3/12/2018 12:14 PM)
    ID
    2018-1278
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Intake
  • Overview

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    JOB SUMMARY:

     

    The Field Intake Nurse is responsible for assessing a member’s eligibility for the Managed Long Term Care program. The Intake Nurse will conduct a face-to-face comprehensive assessment utilizing NYSDOH approved assessment tool (UASNY) with a potential member in his/her place of residence. The Intake RN also utilizes CPHL’s database of record, completing all necessary documentation to meet CPHL standards. This position requires thorough knowledge of CPHL’s program and services, and the ability to communicate clearly the member benefits. The Intake Nurse must possess clinical skills and good judgment, implementing safe plans of care, along with the ability to empathically discuss and describe CPHL services and regulations.

     

    Responsibilities

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Assesses prospects in their place of residence, completing a comprehensive assessment (UASNY) to determine eligibility and initial plan of care
    • Effectively completes the required assessment form (UASNY) and other CPHL necessary documents within the required timeframes and in accordance with CHPL established policies and procedures and State and Federal guidelines and regulations.
    • Communicates plan benefits clearly and easily to prospects and referral sources
    • Completes and submits thorough and high quality documentation in a timely manner
    • Appropriately alerts Supervisors regarding any issues encountered in the field
    • Recognizes quality of care issues and escalates issues appropriately, communicating effectively with coordinators and supervisors as needed
    • Complies with all CPHL’s standards for documentation.
    • Maintains member confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA requirement.
    • Participates in regularly scheduled and other staff meetings as requested
    • Participates in quality improvement initiatives
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

     

    Education

     

    Required:  

    • Graduate of a 2- 4 year accredited nursing program
    • Active and unrestricted NYS RN license

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Type of Experience                                          

    Required:   

    Knowledge of current community health practices for the frail adult population and cognitively impaired seniors and disabled. Also, an understanding of and sensitivity to cultural differences and needs of the community are essential. Must be adept at operating within a diverse and multi-cultural work environment and community of prospects.

     

    Specific Technical Skills and Knowledge

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite tools
    • Ease with learning new database systems

     

    Certifications/Licensure:

    Required:    

    • Graduate of a 2- 4 year accredited nursing program
    • Active and unrestricted NYS RN license
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, motor vehicle insurance and access to a motor vehicle, or access to reliable public transportation within the appropriate service area
    • Ability to travel within assigned area
    • Professional Liability Insurance

        

     

    SCOPE INFORMATION

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    Physical Requirements:

    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.

     

    • Must be able to operate office equipment including a computer and phones
    • Able to communicate both in person and by phone
    • Must be able to travel as needed

     

    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.

     

     

     

     

     

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