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.
Education and Experience:
Type of Experience
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
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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.