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PASRR Evaluator in Ocala, FL at KEPRO

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/18/2018

Job Description

LICENSED PASRR EVALUATOR - CONTRACTOR

The part-time contracting PASRR Evaluator is responsible forcompletion of face-to-face clinical evaluations and determinations ofindividuals referred for a Level II Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review(PASRR). These are individuals with a suspected or confirmed serious mentalillness (SMI) and/or intellectual disability or related condition (ID/RC) andwho are seeking admission to a Medicaid certified nursing facility, or who arecurrently residing in a nursing facility whose physical and/or mentalfunctioning has significantly changed. 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures accurate PASRR evaluations throughaccurate clinical assessment of the patient, relevant records, and collateralsources of individuals with suspected or confirmed mental illness to determinethe presence of a Serious Mental Illness (SMI), as defined by 42 CFR483.102(b)(1)DD/ID or Other Related Conditions.
  • Ensures accurate PASRR review completion bydetermining appropriate level of care based on the patient’s physical,behavioral, and psychological functioning.
  • Responds to requests based on case evaluationsconducted and reviewed/internal auditing as assigned.
  • Review current literature, regulations, andresearch related to long-term care, serious mental illness, medical conditions,and geriatrics.
  • Manage workflow to required turnaround times toinclude completion of determination summary reports in the FL PASRR web application.PASRR Level II reviews to be completed within five (5) business days of receiptof a complete referral packet. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active, unrestricted Florida LCSW, RN, LMHC orPsychologist
  • Minimum 1 year exp with Intellectual ordevelopmental disabilities or related conditions
  • Knowledge of Federal Regulation 42 CFR, Chapter483
  • Knowledge of Florida Administrative Code59G-1.040
  • Knowledge of psychiatric disorders as defined bythe most current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in use.
  • Knowledge of standards of practice related todetermination of Level of Care.
  • Knowledge of standards of practice related tomental health, ID/RC, geriatric, and other disorders typically requiring longterm care placement
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word,and Outlook.
  • Ability to determine a clinical diagnosis anddevelop individualized Plans of Care to address psychological and behavioralissues.
  • Ability to utilize computer equipment and webbased software to conduct work.
  • Ability to interact with various office staff asneeded to support necessary workflows.
  • Ability to interact with healthcareprofessionals, patients, their families, and other supports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively toindividuals and groups through spoken, written, and electronic media.
  • Ability to attend to detail, effectivelyprioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to assesses and analyze psychological,emotional, behavioral, and physical functioning.
  • Ability to develop level of care recommendationsbased upon clinical evaluations
  • Travel is required to various facilities toconduct evaluations. Travel will occur in accordance with KEPRO’s travelpolicies.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet basedsystem operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnershipwith the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participatingemployers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newlyhired employees in the United States.

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