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Per Diem Registered Nurse, PCM Evaluation Department - Springfield/Holyoke, MA

Company: Tempus Unlimited Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary/ObjectiveThis is a great opportunity to work a flexible schedule in a unique program that makes a truly wonderful difference in the lives of children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.Essential FunctionsPerform initial evaluations and annual reevaluations of members who are applying for personal care services in accordance with MassHealth regulations 130 CMR 422.422(C).Submit completed evaluation within the specific timeframe.Respond to hours adjustment requests in a timely manner.Respond to MassHealth inquiries and offer professional input regarding PCA evaluation as requested.Learn and adhere to the PCA Program standards.Schedule reevaluation visits and update your calendar accordingly.Document progress notes in data base in a timely manner.Communicate with PCA Eval Dept Assistants in regards to no shows, no contacts, hospitalizations, termination requests and any other concerns.Submit monthly mileage sheets within the required timeframe.Work collaboratively with other members of the PCA Program.Communicate with Supervisor and the Office Staff when issues arise.Interact with Tempus Unlimited, Inc. offices to resolve concerns related to the evaluation in effort to support consumer's independence.Attend monthly staff meetings.Report suspicion of fraud to the PCM Management Team.Report all suspected abuse or neglect to the appropriate agency such as DPPC, Executive Office of Elder Affairs, or Department of Children and Families.Represent the agency in a professional, positive manner and provide services that are culturally sensitive.Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor..

CompetenciesAbility to establish and maintain professional relationships with consumers, family members, co-workers and community professionals.Ability to independently organize work and meet deadlines.Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.Ability to solve problems creatively, when necessary.Excellent communication skills.Accuracy and attention to detail.Ability to adapt to constant change with a positive attitude.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Ability to work efficiently as a team player.Ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions.Preferred ExperienceCurrent Massachusetts license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a good standing with the Board.Must have at least 2 years recent experience in the direct care of the elderly or disabled population.Fluency in other languages preferred.Familiarity with MassHealth PCA Program preferred.Required EducationBachelor's Degree preferredCurrent Massachusetts license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a good standing with the Board.Work EnvironmentThis job operates in a professional office and home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, electronic filing systems.Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, walk, carry and lift objects.TravelTravel within the coverage area is required for this position. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.EEO StatementEqual Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at Tempus Unlimited, Inc. where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Other DutiesNote this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.PI158821190

Keywords: Tempus Unlimited Inc., Springfield , Per Diem Registered Nurse, PCM Evaluation Department - Springfield/Holyoke, MA, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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