PASRR REVIEWER in Savannah, GA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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ABOUT THE POSITION

We are currently seeking a dynamic PASRR Reviewer to join our team in Georgia.  The PASRR Reviewer is responsible for conducting a review of medical records and in-person assessments for applicants and residents of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) to determine the need for behavioral health and developmental disability services while meeting timeliness and documentation requirements for this federally-mandated screening program.

This is a field- based position requiring frequent travel to medical facilities and individual’s homes throughout Savannah, and South Georgia.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Completes assessments of mental illness and/or developmental disabilities with individuals entering or currently residing in Skilled Nursing Facilities.
  • Interviews individuals, their families, referring facility staff and/or nursing home staff to obtain appropriate diagnostic information about an individual’s mental illness and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. 
  • Reviews medical records to obtain appropriate collateral information .  
  • Provides information to individuals, family members, referring facilities and nursing home staff related to the LEVEL II process.
  • Completes all assessments and reports in a timely manner working independently with supervisor.
  • Identifies appropriate services necessary for members entering authorizations as required.
  • Presents findings to Medical Director or designee for final approval.

Position Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in mental health field or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required.

Licensure:   Current, valid and independent unrestricted license in Georgia (RN, LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or Licensed Psychologist), Valid Georgia driver’s license, safe driving record, reliable transportation/accessibility to a vehicle.

Relevant Work Experience:   3-5 years of behavioral health and/or Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) experience required. Experience completing PASRR reviews preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have knowledge and experience using management information systems, word processing, and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred)
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Prior experience working with a geriatric population and individuals with serious medical conditions is preferred
  • Knowledge of managed behavioral healthcare industry
  • Must be knowledgeable about community care resources
  • Superior communication and teamwork skills
  • Must possess the ability to function in an interdisciplinary setting
  • Ability to travel around the state of Georgia on short notice
  • High level of independence and time-management skills

TO APPLY

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment.   EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled.

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