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Evaluating Clinician - Nusre Practitioner - Physician Assistant WeCARE in New York, NY at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Evaluating Clinician - Nusre Practitioner - Physician Assistant WeCARE

Job Category: Quality & Compliance

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About Workforce Services

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Evaluating Clinician - Nusre Practitioner - Physician Assistant WeCARE.

About this Line of Business

The Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation and Employment (WeCARE) Program provides a continuum of integrated services that evaluate the abilities and address the needs of Cash Assistance (CA) clients with medical and/or mental health condition(s) that may affect their employability. Clinical assessment processes determine clients’ functional capacity outcomes and ability to achieve the goals of wellness and employment or to apply for and receive federal disability benefits.

The WeCARE program has been successful in assisting thousands of New York City clients with clinical barriers achieve self-sufficiency. ResCare Workforce Services is a funded provider for WeCARE services through the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA).

As a(n) Evaluating Clinician - Nusre Practitioner - Physician Assistant WeCARE you will: 

  • Conducts medical evaluations as needed to support the clinical assessment process and to make functional capacity outcome determinations for customers
  • Completes the following activities with and on behalf of customers
    • Review of all applicable customer documentation, including the clinical assessment and all of its related documents and the review physician report. 
    • Completion of a standard medical review of systems 
    • Completion of a standard physical examination of the customer 
    • Re-assessment of the customer’s need for any reasonable accommodations 
    • Determination of the appropriate diagnoses 
    • Completion of an SSA sequential evaluation process
  • Orders additional assessments (medical, mental health or substance abuse related evaluations or testing) 
  • Uses results of ordered evaluations in evaluating the customer’s functional capacity
  • Makes Functional Capacity Outcome (FCO) determinations for customers and provides written justification of the FCO 
  • Works collaboratively with service track staff to interpret any medical evaluation findings or documents that affect service planning and delivery
  • Participates in team meetings to evaluate and improve clinical assessment processes, including providing input to the design of any review physician forms
  • Participates in any required training related to the position and its responsibilities
  • Understands and adheres to HRA policies and procedures and RWS standard operating procedures related to the clinical assessment process and physician review requirements, specifically

Position Requirements

  • Must be a New York State licensed physician, or alternatively nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant that is under the supervision of an MD, with training in internal medicine, family practice, physical medicine and rehabilitation, or in other medical disciplines (as may be approved by HRA) 
  • Five years’ experience in conducting medical evaluations resulting in functional capacity outcome determinations
  • Experience in a fast-paced, team environment that is performance driven
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Experience with publicly-funded programs; TANF experience preferable
  • Knowledge of laws and regulatory requirements related to program responsibilities 
  • Ability to use various electronic systems to carry out duties and responsibilities
  • Bilingual or multilingual preferred

Additional Information

Position(s) available in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

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