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Clinical Evaluator PASRR - (RN/LCSW/LMHP) - Lincoln, Nebraska

Company: Acentra Health
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:


Following a 2022 merger of CNSI and Kepro, Acentra Health combines clinical services, technology solutions, and data analytics to accelerate better health outcomes. This is a great time to join our team of passionate individuals working together to pursue the most effective solutions to today's complex healthcare challenges. Our culture is fueled by passion and driven by purpose.

Clinical (PASRR) Evaluator

  • Are you an experienced PASRR Evaluator looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you value care management and quality improvement?
  • Are you motivated, energetic, and excited to become part of the Kepro team?
    If so, you might be our next new team member!

    Please note that this job will include driving to and from client visits, and face-to-face assessments of people residing in nursing home and hospital settings.

    Why us?

    We are a team of experienced and caring leaders, clinicians, pioneering technologists, and industry professionals who come together to redefine expectations for the healthcare industry. State and federal healthcare agencies, providers, and employers turn to us as their vital partner to ensure better healthcare and improve health outcomes.

    At Acentra Health, we invest in your skills, offering abundant resources and opportunities for professional development and personal growth. As a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization, we genuinely care about the communities we serve and actively contribute to their well-being.

    We believe in providing you with the opportunity to excel in your areas of expertise, allowing you to shine at what you do best. Our commitment to continuous learning, development, and fostering career growth ensures that you can reach your full potential and thrive in your professional journey!

    People Focused. Mission Driven.

    Accelerating Better Outcomes is our Mantra! We are mission-driven to innovate health solutions that deliver maximum value and impact. Shape the future of healthcare with us. We are mission driven to improve lives through healthcare quality and clinical expertise

    Position Overview

    The PASRR Evaluators complete onsite assessments to support appropriate placement and care for vulnerable populations in the state of Nebraska. Work with other expert clinicians and highly knowledgeable health care professionals who are dedicated, innovative, and passionate about serving our customers. Assessments typically occur in nursing homes or hospital settings and include level of care and service recommendations.

    Role Responsibilities

    In this role, you will
    • Ensures accurate screenings, evaluations, and determinations through accurate clinical assessment of the patient, relevant records and collateral sources of individuals.
    • Determines the appropriate level of care and service needs based on the patient's physical, behavioral, and psychological functioning.
    • Knowledge of psychiatric disorders as defined by the most current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in use in Nebraska.
    • Knowledge of standards of practice related to mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, geriatrics, and other disorders typically requiring long term care services and supports.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
    • Ability to confirm a clinical diagnosis accounting for psychological and behavioral issues.
    • Ability to utilize computer equipment and web-based software to conduct work.
    • Ability to interact with healthcare professionals, patients, and/or their families if applicable.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and groups through spoken, written, and electronic media.
    • Monitor personal metrics to ensure compliance with turnaround time requirements.
    • Ensures compliance with necessary workflows.
    • Attends and actively participates in meetings and conducts case consultations/peer reviews as needed.
    • Reviews current literature, regulations and research related to long term care, mental illness, medical conditions, and geriatrics.
      The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that management may deem necessary from time to time.

      Role Responsibilities

      In this role, you will
      • Conduct accurate PASRR screenings, evaluations, and determinations through comprehensive clinical assessments.
      • Ensure compliance with necessary workflows, including record re-reviews based on input from the psychiatrist.
      • Utilize your expertise to make clinical diagnoses, accounting for psychological and behavioral complexities.
      • Collaborate with various healthcare professionals, patients, families, and support networks effectively.
      • Communicate information clearly through various mediums to individuals and groups.
      • Analyze psychological, emotional, behavioral, and physical functioning to develop level of care recommendations.
      • Demonstrate computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
      • Prioritize and execute tasks efficiently, paying close attention to detail.
        Basic Qualifications

        To thrive in this role, you should have
        • A minimum of 3 years in the last five years of experience in assessing and diagnosing individuals with mental/psychiatric disorders, including complex differential diagnoses related to substance use, medical conditions, cognitive issues, and dementia within the past five years.
        • Experience with geriatric populations is preferred.
        • Minimum of (1) year of experience in working with individuals with intellectual disability or related conditions.
        • Experience with geriatric population.
        • Active unrestricted licensure in Nebraska in healthcare or a related field, such as LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, Nurse Practitioner, or Psychologist.
        • Knowledge of and/or experience with public mental health and medical programs.
          At Acentra Health , we uphold a strong commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity, valuing diversity, equity, inclusion, and a sense of belonging within our workforce. Our organization thrives on fostering a culture of continuous learning, development, and abundant opportunities for career growth. Come and embark on a journey filled with exciting possibilities and a world of opportunities awaiting you!

          Apply now!

          We know your time is valuable and we thank you for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Acentra Health and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of interest. Best of luck in your search!

          - The Acentra Health Talent Acquisition Team

          EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

          Kepro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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