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Mental Health Quality Coordinator (PASRR) in Franklin, TN at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The incumbent conducts document-based quality reviews and quality management processes for contracted on-site assessments, determining necessity for contract specific medical and/or psychiatric services.

Responsibilities
  • Conducts quality management processes on assessments completed by contracted field assessors and/or other clinical reviewers to ensure assessments adhere to state-directed criteria for determining medical need
  • Schedules and conducts document-based quality reviews that adheres to state-directed clinical criteria for determining medical need
  • Attends and participates in scheduled contract, committee, and all-staff meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by leadership
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Health, Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, or related field required

  • Four (4) years of experience working directly with individuals with mental health diagnoses required
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of quality

  • Ability to perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines, and company confidentiality policies

  • Knowledge of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into utilization review decisions

  • Working knowledge of DSM criteria, psychotropic medications, and medical diagnoses

  • Ability to multitask effectively while performing job duties, including ability to prioritize tasks and ensuring all voice mail and email messages are returned within six business hours of receipt

  • Ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to interact professionally with referral sources (hospital & nursing home staff, physicians, social service workers, etc.), state contract officers, and coworkers

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Intermediate skill with word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel preferred)

EEO Statement EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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