UAS Assessment Nurse

The New Jewish Home
New York
Aug 12, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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The New Jewish Home has been a New York eldercare landmark for nearly 170 years, and we're still creating innovative new ways to serve seniors every day. Our staff is the heart and soul of the work we do. From the compassionate caregivers, therapists, doctors and nurses on each campus to the seasoned administrative teams that help us all to work better together, we offer an unbeatable support system for New York's elders who rely on us - in their homes and on our campuses - for a tremendous range of services.

The New Jewish Home is seeking UAS Assessment Nurse to join their team! Position Summary: The UAS Assessment Nurse is a field based position for the purpose of conducting UAS initial and reassessment visits. The UAS Assessment Nurse will be responsible for the completion of in-home assessments, tasking tools, and all other required paperwork or electronically submitted documentation related to the completing of UAS assessments. Reprots to UAS Program Supervisor.


* Visit MLTC members receiving long term care

* Conduct face to face UAS assessments according to state and plan guidelines.

* Perform assessments in the home setting

* Act as intermediary between providers, LHCSA and members

* Assess eligibility of Medicaid members in need of managed long term care using a comprehensive web based system.

* Consult with health care providers and review medical records and medications to support assessment outcomes.

* Conduct needs assessment by utilizing UAS-NY/DOH tool to determine consumers' qualifications and appropriateness for Long Term Care Services.



* Current unrestricted RN License for the state of New York

* Minimum of 3 years clinical experience

* At least 1 year of experience in home care, hospice or field based care management experience.

* UAS certification and at least 6 months experience performing UAS assessments in the home setting.

* Intermediate ability to use computerized systems such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and to navigate the DOH UAS healthcare system.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Excellent patient care and assessment skills.

* Must be willing to travel by car and or public transportation.


* Bilingual (English and Spanish)

* Knowledge of Medicaid Managed Long Term Care Plans and Medicare & Medicaid rules and regulations.

* Experience working with the needs of vulnerable population who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs.

* Willingness to work in multiple boroughs especially Manhattan, Bronx and Brooklyn.Posted by StartWire