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Nurse Researcher Assessor/Auditor

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Louisville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Posting Details Job Title Nurse Researcher Assessor/Auditor

Requisition Number RE37028

Working Title Nurse Researcher Assessor

Department Name 40502:Institute for Biomedical Informatics

Work Location Louisville, KY

Grade Level 46

Salary Range $24.51-40.44/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education ADN

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements Extended periods of standing and/or sitting. Traveling long distances via car.

Shift Days; Monday - Friday. Some evenings and weekends as required. (Exempt/Hourly position. 40 hours/week)

Job Summary The Institute for Biomedical Informatics ( IBI ) has contracted with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Medicaid Services ( DMS ) to provide DMS with a team of licensed Registered Nurses that will assist them by providing professional expertise, technical assistance and guidance in the performance of comprehensive assessments the using the Home and Community Based ( HCB ) waiver assessment tool for the frail and elderly population and physically disabled.This position will identify, develop and present information educating professional staff, families and individuals seeking HCB Services. This position will review data collected from the State's HCB Assessment Tool and make sound independent determinations as to the level of care and service needs of the frail and elderly population and physically disabled individuals across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These assessments must substantiate and justify the services provided by the Home and Community Based Services ( HCB ) Waiver.The Nurse Researcher Assessor will visit client sites around Louisville in Jefferson County but travel outside the county may be required on an as-needed basis. Most of the travel is during the day; however, overnight stays may be required for occasional out-of-state travel.The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Knowledge of physical and psychological development. Excellent analytical and decision making skills. Ability to communicate effectively and interact with physically disabled and elderly individuals. Ability to travel throughout the state on a regular basis with the ability to travel out-of-state for overnight trips upon occasion.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Prefer experience working with the elderly and physically disabled. Driver's license is highly desired.

Deadline to Apply 02/01/2023

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Louisville , Nurse Researcher Assessor/Auditor, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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