Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:26 PM
Agency: Elder Affairs
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST :
Salary: 2,901.69:6,096.64 Monthly
Posting Closing Date: 09/13/2017
DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS
BUREAU OF CARES
POSITION INFORMATION: OPEN COMPETITIVE
REGISTERED NURSES, L2
REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST
(2,901.69:6,096.64 MONTHLY) / 75
Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way
PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE AGENCY
Mission Statement: To help Floridas elders remain healthy, safe, and independent.
Vision Statement: All Floridians aging with dignity, purpose, and independence.
POSITION DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifies appropriate clients with diversion potential, coordinates and conducts comprehensive pre:admission screening assessments of applicants for nursing facility placement and home and community:based services, evaluates the level of care and recommends the most appropriate placement, and counsel applicants and/or responsible parties about the available resources to assist them in making informed decisions.
Identifies appropriate clients for transitioning to community placement initiated from a nursing facility or hospital. The incumbent will use multiple sources of information and referral to identify individuals for the purpose of assessment and screening for the likelihood of community placement. Develops a transitioning plan for potential clients based on an assessment identifying the medical, social, functional, housing, and financial needs required for successful community placement and how the identified needs will be met. Develops and maintains lines of communication with local hospital staff, physicians offices, and other community health professionals for the purpose of securing required client information, providing information on CARES procedures and enhancing services for clients.
Maintains accurate and up:to:date medical information on clients through regular documentation of casework activities, ensures timely and accurate data collection, reporting and follow:up with individuals in accordance with established CARES policies, procedures, and regulations, as directed in the CARES Handbook. Monitors placement decisions, monitors data collection and analysis for both met and unmet psychosocial and service needs of clients.
Participates in monitoring of placement decisions on cases assigned on a regular schedule, communicates with community health care providers to ensure appropriate service utilization, and maintains updated data in the Client Information and Registration Tracking System (CIRTS) on cases assigned. Inputs assessment data into CIRTS.
Organizes and conducts Continued Residency Reviews of individuals receiving Medicaid services who are residing in nursing facilities. Reviews and approves appropriate level of care packets. Provides case consultation to CARES staff related to medical conditions/illnesses affecting the clients on an as needed basis. Conducts medical in:services for other CARES staff.
Completes routine travel within the assigned units planning and service area (Operation of private motor vehicle is required to perform travel. All applicable State licensing and insurance regulations must be strictly adhered to in the operation of the private vehicle while performing State business.)
Participates in disaster recovery efforts throughout the State of Florida.
Participates in pilot/special projects, which involves collaborative efforts to improve assessment and delivery of
• Location: Miami
• Post ID: 65474312 miami