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IDD Assessor (Hybrid within PA)

Company: Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc.
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


  • Are you an experienced Assessor looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you value care management and quality improvement?
  • Are you motivated, energetic, and excited to become part of the Kepro team? If so, you might be our next new team member! Who we need: If you are looking to earn a competitive wage, have full time availability, as well as a degree in social services and significant experience working directly with individuals with IDD and/or Autism, this may be the position for you! As an independent contractor, you will schedule and provide Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) assessments to individuals ages 14 and above with IDD and/or Autism. This is an opportunity to complete assessments in your area, and affords you the opportunity to schedule, finalize and submit assessments from your home rather than reporting to an office. Why us? Kepro is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 20 million people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting. People Focused. Mission Driven. Shape the future of healthcare with us. We are mission driven to improve lives through healthcare quality and clinical expertise. We do this through our people. At Kepro, you can do meaningful work that makes a real difference for the lives of individuals across the country. We are an organization that cares deeply about our employees and we provide the training and support to do the best work of your career. What you'll do:
    • Conducts assessments on individuals with IDD and/or Autism as assigned by KEPRO.
    • Ensures scheduling, administration and submission processes are conducted within identified performance standards and contract guidelines.
    • Uses independent judgment, communication skills and direct knowledge of supporting individuals with IDD and/or Autism along with critical thinking to ensure optimal interviews for the individual, family, and respondent teams.
    • Manages schedule and maintains availability to facilitate assessment completion during normal business hours; occasional flexibility may be needed during non-traditional hours to accommodate family needs.
    • Fosters positive and professional relationships to promote effective working relationships and facilitate assessment completion.
    • Participates in regular training and quality activities as required remaining current in the field of IDD and Autism.
    • Maintains confidentiality of assessment related materials through proper use of computer passwords, maintenance of secured files and adherence to HIPAA polices.
    • Utilizes proper telephone etiquette and judicious use of other verbal and written communications, following KEPRO policies, procedures and guidelines as related to contractual duties. The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that contract needs may dictate. What you'll need: Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Field
      • Minimum two years of direct experience working with individuals with IDD/Autism required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
        • Familiarity with PA ODP waiver programs strongly desired.
        • Ability to work independently and to meet required deadlines.
        • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
        • Flexibility and strong organizational skills required.
        • Strong critical thinking skills required.
        • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion to address, resolve and process problems impeding assessment process/completion.
        • Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles.
        • Basic computer/technology skills (copy/cut, paste, maneuvering screens, typing, scanning, and uploading document) required.
        • Access to necessary technology - laptop (Windows 10 or newer), printer and scanner.
        • Must be proficient in MS Office, Internet/Web Navigation.
        • Must have broadband internet connection at home (no dial-up).
        • Must be willing to travel and have active, unrestricted license, reliable transportation, and active auto insurance.
        • Must have dedicated home workspace committed to confidentiality of PHI. Experience
          • Extensive experience in the field of IDD and Autism required. Thank You! We know your time is valuable and we thank you in advance for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Kepro and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of interest. Best of luck in your search! - The Kepro Talent Acquisition Team Mental and Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally travel within the state. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Kepro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc., Lancaster , IDD Assessor (Hybrid within PA), Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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