The Suffolk County Department of Social services is looking for experienced Registered Nurses to conduct assessments for medically eligible clients receiving Medicaid home care services. The Medical Service Specialist authorizes, discontinues or denies home care services based on physician’s orders, assessments and New York State regulations. The job requires a substantial amount of field work and requires an individual to exercise independent initiative and judgment.
This is a full time job, no weekend work (37 1/2 hours per week, reduces to 35 hours after one year) with a comprehensive benefit package. Benefits include membership in the New York State Retirement System, medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays and mileage reimbursement.
Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing or other health or human services field.
2 years experience as a registered professional nurse in home health care and/or the review of home health care services for medical necessity or in the delivery of preventive health care services.
Registered Nurse’s license issued by NYS.
Suffolk County residency is required for employment.
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Specification # 2641 - MEDICAL SERVICES SPECIALIST - OC
Annual Salary - $68,460 - Grade 23 - Step 6
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