Nurse Research Assessor/Auditor

University of Kentucky

United States

January 19, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Nurse Research Assessor/Auditor

Requisition Number RE31729 Working Title Department Name 7D100:Institute for Biomedical Informatics Work Location Morehead, 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: https:// 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

Primarily days, Monday – Friday (40 hours per week). Some evenings and weekends may be required as this is an exempt, hourly position.

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/Auditor will visit client sites throughout the state of Kentucky and will be responsible for attending meetings and miscellaneous events in Frankfort, KY. This position requires extensive travel throughout the state of Kentucky but the majority of client visits will be in Lewis and Rowan Counties. Most of the travel is during the day; however, overnight stays may be required for occasional out-of-state travel.

This position is based out of Lewis County and Rowan County.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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

Experience working with elderly and physically disabled patients and a valid driver's license are highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/19/2022 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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of experience do you have working with elderly and/or physically disabled patients?
  • None
  • More than 0, up through 1 year
  • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
  • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment, must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the new COVID-19 vaccination requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • InsightIntoDiversity.com
  • Latinosinhighered.com
  • Indeed.com
  • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
  • None of the Above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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