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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: MAXIMUS
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Maximus is currently looking for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Assessors to join our growing team. As a Nurse Assessor, you will conduct person-centered assessments in accordance with contract directives, company processes, and contract requirements. In this role, there is no direct hands-on care. We assess individuals in homes, facilities, and group homes for long term care needs and facility placement. Enjoy a hybrid work model with 75% field based, in home assessments and 25% working from home! Why Maximus?

  • Enoy paid travel time and mileage!
  • 401K plan with company matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for your well-being
  • Employee wellness programs and enticing discount programs Must be able to commute into and throughout one of the following counties within the state of Maine: York, Knox, Androscoggin, Somerset, or KennebecEducation and Experience RequirementsEssential Duties and Responsibilities :
    • Responsible for completing medical and/or behavioral health assessments within contract requirements
    • Conducts on-site, video call and/or telephonic assessments to determine an individual's needs for services and supports, eligibility, level of care or related outcome
    • Perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines, and company confidentiality policies and procedures
    • Travel may be required based on program contract requirements Required Skills/Abilities:
      • Knowledge and understanding of medical and/or behavioral health diagnoses and prescribed medications
      • Knowledge of community support programs, long-term care assessment and level of care in medical, behavioral health or related programs, preferred
      • Ability to collect data, define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
      • Ability to work independently and meet timelines Education and Experience Requirements:
        • LPN License in the state of Maine or hold a compact licensure
        • One (1) year of clinical experience
        • Experience in Long Term Care or Home Health Care preferred
        • Electronic Charting System experience preferred
        • Local travel is required to perform in-person assessments Home Office:Some work may be completed at home after field assessments
          • Maximus will provide laptop, printer, and cellphone
          • Reliable high-speed internet service
            • Minimum 20 Mpbs download speeds/50 Mpbs for shared internet connectivity
            • Minimum 5 Mpbs upload speeds
            • Private and secure workspace Training and Work Schedule:Weekends and holidays require rotation or on call availability
              • Two weeks training via Zoom followed by in the field assessment training with 1:1 support
              • Standard hours: 8am- 5pm Eastern, some flexibility available after training MAXIMUS IntroductionSince 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com. EEO StatementActive 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 are 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. Pay TransparencyMaximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Posted MaxUSD $28.00/Hr. Posted MinUSD $13.80/Hr.

Keywords: MAXIMUS, Portland , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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