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The position is located in Elizabethtown, KY.
The College of Pharmacy Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP) 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 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 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. The majority of the travel is during the day; however, overnight stays may be required for occasional out-of-state travel.
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*
Three (3) years Acute Brain Injury experience is preferred.
Prefer experience working with the elderly and physically disabled. Driver s license is highly desired.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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.