Nurse Assessor, RN for OMH Program
|Location:||New York, NY|
|Benefits:||Comprehensive benefits, including 90% employer-paid health insurance|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department/Program:||OMH Queens SH|
|Description:|| Assess, plan and evaluate the health and care of older adults with serious mental illness in community and supportive housing settings. Responsible for performing the duties of a Registered Nurse, including completing health assessments, gathering medical records to further assess the class members functional status and coordinating services with other health professionals. The position also requires strong writing and computer skills to ensure compliance with funding. Position requires working in the field. |
|Duties:||Responsibilities Include: |
-- In collaboration with the Social Work Assessor, provide professional expertise necessary to make determinations regarding class members eligibility.
-- Perform health assessments based on reports from a doctor along with records and medical provider by approving or denying services eligibility.
-Make recommendations related to the care needs regarding the class members health and safety welfare.
-Perform home visits on class members, placed on the high risk list.
-Coordinate medical/medication services with external providers including primary care and behavioral health clinics, doctors, psychiatrist, and pharmacies.
|Qualifications:||REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:|
-Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, plus proficient in health related computer applications.
REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
-Minimum of a Bachelors degree.
-Must be a graduate of an Accredited School for Nursing with NYSED license.
-Certification in geriatric nursing, preferred.
-Previous experience in primary and behavioral health intake assessment
-5+ experience working with older adults with serious mental illness preferred.
- Bilingual skills in English/Spanish preferred
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