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Clinical Assessor (IDD/SIS Assessments)
Company: Maximus
Location: Old Town, ME
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/26/2023
Expire Date: 03/26/2023
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Clinical Assessor (IDD/SIS Assessments)
Maximus is currently looking for a Clinical Assessor to join our team. The Clinical Assessor will be responsible for conducting field IDD assessments as well as ensuring quality standards, supporting activities, and attending monthly assessor calls.

This is a hybrid remote opportunity with travel required; must live in Maine.

Why join Maximus?

• Competitive Health Benefits
• 401k with Company Match
• Paid Time Off
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Career Development and Promotional opportunities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conducts IDD assessments in the field at a rate of 8 assessments per week, or at a rate conducive to assisting Ascend in maintaining contractual obligations for assessment volumes, while adhering to submission deadlines, and responding to QA feedback in a timely fashion
• Participates in training and support activities
• Works with Trainer and Ops Manager during new assessor QCI
• Learns the scheduling process and provides scheduling assistance as needed
• Communicates any concerns directly to the Ops Manager and Scheduling Supervisor in a timely manner and works collaboratively to ensure success with scheduling and completing assessments
• Ensures quality standards and works with quality assurance team members as needed
• Responds to quality feedback to in a timely manner
• Provides other assistance to the QA team as needed. Attends and participates in team meetings and trainings as required, including, but not limited to, monthly assessor quality calls, reviewer calls, and State trainings
• Must successfully complete assessor training courses and maintain acceptable quality standards as demonstrated by quality review ratings, satisfaction surveys, and IRQR scores
• Must diligently seek to establish and maintain ongoing rapport with local stakeholders (e.g., supports coordinators, State Contract Officers, and provider agency staff), representing Ascend Maximus professionally and collegially in both mannerism and attire, bringing any identified concerns immediately to the supervisor’s attention

Minimum Requirements:

• (1) year of direct experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and successful experience conducting assessments in the field
• Bachelor’s degree in a human services, or related field, as dictated by the State contract
• Ability to perform all job duties in compliance with Person First standards, HIPAA guidelines, and company confidentiality policies
• Thorough understanding of diverse cultures and gender-specific issues with the ability to successfully incorporate the needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the assessment processes
• Working knowledge of current DSM criteria, psychotropic medications, and mental health diagnoses
• Ability to multitask effectively while performing job duties, including ability to prioritize tasks and ensure all voice mail and email messages are returned within 24 business hours of receipt
• Ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to effectively present information to an audience
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact professionally and collegially with referral sources (supports coordinators, SCO’s and provider agency staff), state contract officers, and coworkers
• Intermediate skill with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and publishing software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint strongly preferred)


• The job requires extensive travel using personal motor vehicle
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required
• Incumbent is responsible for submitting updated copies of driver’s license and vehicle insurance information as needed

Home Office Requirements:

Some work may be completed at home after assessments
• Maximus provides company-issued computer equipment.
• Reliable high-speed internet service with minimum 20 Mbps download speed and 5 Mbps upload speed (you can test this by going to www.speedtest.net
• Private and secure workspace
Contact Information
Contact Email: taylorjackson-bryant@maximus.com
Website: https://external-maximus.icims.com/...
Company Description:
Since 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.
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