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Behavioral Health Clinical Evaluator PASRR (PRN) Santa Rosa CA

Company: Acentra Health
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

CNSI and Kepro are now Acentra Health! Acentra Health exists to empower better health outcomes through technology, services, and clinical expertise. Our mission is to innovate health solutions that deliver maximum value and impact.Lead the Way is our rallying cry at Acentra Health. Think of it as an open invitation to embrace the companys mission, actively engage in problem-solving, and take ownership of your work daily. Acentra Health offers you unparalleled opportunities. In fact, you have all you need to take charge of your career and accelerate better outcomes making this a great time to join our team of passionate individuals dedicated to being a vital partner for health solutions in the public sector.Acentra seeks a Clinical Evaluator to join our growing team.Job SummaryAs a Behavioral Health Clinical Evaluator (PASRR) for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review, you will conduct face-to-face assessments to facilitate appropriate placement and care in and around Santa Rosa, California. Your role involves providing essential evaluations to enhance patient well-being and improve their quality of life. These assessments, primarily conducted in nursing homes, hospitals, or community-based settings, play a crucial role in determining the level and scope of care required for each patient.As a trusted expert, you will evaluate, determine, and recommend the next level of care to improve overall quality of life. This is a (PRN) hybrid role, combining work from your home office with travel to evaluate patients in your local area, including Santa Rosa area. Travel expenses, all mileage and parking will be fully reimbursed.Job ResponsibilitiesConduct accurate screenings, evaluations, and determinations.Develop informed level of care recommendations based on thorough clinical evaluations.Conduct assessments in various environments, including nursing homes, hospitals, and community settings, to understand and address the diverse needs of those we serve.Adhere to the state's best standards of mental health practices, intellectual and developmental disabilities, geriatrics, and other conditions requiring nursing care services and supports.Ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory standards while developing level of care recommendations.Utilize independent judgment, deep clinical expertise, exceptional communication skills, and problem-solving abilities to navigate complex situations, ensuring the best outcomes for members, providers, and clients.Foster effective collaboration with a diverse range of healthcare professionals, patients, families, and support networks while monitoring personal metrics to ensure compliance with turnaround time requirements.Leverage technology by utilizing the state's electronic system and our proprietary platforms to efficiently manage and track all assessment activities.Ensure compliance with necessary workflows to maintain quality and efficiency.Efficiently prioritize and execute tasks with attention to detail.The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that management may deem necessary.Required Qualifications and ExperienceActive unrestricted licensure in the state of California in a healthcare or related field. Eligible licenses may include (LCSW), (LMFT), (LPCC), (Nurse Practitioner), or (Psychologist).Minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience in diagnosing and assessing individuals with mental/psychiatric disorders. This includes handling complex differential diagnoses related to substance use, medical conditions, cognitive issues, and dementia.Minimum two or more years of direct experience working with individuals who have intellectual disabilities or related conditions.Demonstrate advanced proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.Experience with geriatric populations is highly desirable.Experience in determining a clinical diagnosis accounting for psychological and behavioral issues.Knowledge of standards of practice related to the determination of Level of Care and standards of practice related to mental health, geriatrics, and other disorders commonly necessitating long-term care placement.Experience with public mental health and medical programs, as well as public sector services and supports.Ability to interact with healthcare professionals, patients, their families, and other support systems.Excellent communication skills for conveying information to individuals and groups through spoken, written, and electronic media.Keen attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize and execute tasks efficiently and in a timely manner.Why usWe are a team of experienced and caring leaders, clinicians, pioneering technologists, and industry professionals who come together to redefine expectations for the healthcare industry. State and federal healthcare agencies, providers, and employers turn to us as their vital partner to ensure better healthcare and improve health outcomes.BenefitsBenefits are a key component of your rewards package. Our benefits are designed to provide you with additional protection, security, and support for both your career and your life away from work. Our benefits include comprehensive health plans, paid time off, retirement savings, corporate wellness, educational assistance, corporate discounts, and more.The compensation for this role $42.00 per hour. Based on our compensation program, an applicants position placement in the pay range will depend on various considerations, such as years of applicable experience and skill level.We do this through our peopleYou will have meaningful work that genuinely improves people's lives nationwide. Our company cares about our employees, giving you the tools and encouragement, you need to achieve the finest work of your career.We know your time is valuable and we thank you for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Acentra Health and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of interest. Best of luck in your search!- The Acentra Health Talent Acquisition TeamEOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityAcentra Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State or Local Jobble

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