UAS Health Assessment RN

Location: Buffalo, NY
Date Posted: 04-15-2019
CareNational
UAS Assessment RN - Long Term Service & Support (LTSS)
Buffalo, NY
 
** This is a Full Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT opportunity, expected to last 3-4 months, or longer! **
* Great for nurses who love variety and area travel (mileage reimbursed)!! *

UAS Assessment RN Job Summary:
 
  • The UAS (Uniform Assessment System) Health Assessment RN is responsive for the initial and routine Health Assessment of members of a long term care program.  
  • Conduct face to face UAS assessments according to state guidelines, policies, procedures and protocols in member home, hospital, or skilled nursing facility.
  • Provide linkage to appropriate community resources, referral to appropriate care services and communicate with providers in order to reduce health disparities and improve health care outcomes.
  • Develop plan based on knowledge and expertise in clinical practice and disease states to promote improved health care outcomes and quality of life.
  • Support members with medication reviews and connections to home and community based services as needed
  • Meet regulatory and agency policy and procedures
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal interpersonal skills in order to handle difficult situations in a professional and courteous manner within the community and the organization
 
UAS Assessment RN Background:
 
  • Valid, unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license.
  • Case Management Certification (CCM) and/or Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • UASNY certified is highly preferred.
  • Requires 1-3 years’ experience with Long Term Home Care, such as seeing patients in home care or similar community based case management experience.
  • Requires experience in completing the Department of Health nursing assessment tool, the Universal Assessment System (UAS).
  • Experience working with Federal and State assistance programs (Medicare/Medicaid/etc) is a plus
  • Basic computer (MS Word & Excel) and typing skills are necessary.
  • FIELD POSITION: Must be willing and able to travel throughout the assigned area (mileage reimbursed). 

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MIKE VEGA
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CareNational
mike@carenational.com
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