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Nurse Research Assessor/Auditor

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Nurse Research Assessor/Auditor
Requisition Number RE34656
Working Title Nurse Researcher Auditor
Department Name 7D100:Institute for Biomedical Informatics
Work Location Frankfort, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $24.51-40.44/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
6 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Licensed Nurse.
Physical Requirements
Extended periods of standing and/or sitting; traveling long distances via car.
Days; Monday – Friday. Some evenings and weekends as required (Exempt/Hourly position; 40 hours/week).
Job Summary
The Institute for Biomedical Informatics is looking for a Nurse Researcher Auditor to join the team! The candidate for this position must be a registered nurse in the State of Kentucky and will work out of Frankfort, Kentucky, at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services building as well as telecommute. Some travel is required. This position will work on the Quality Assurance and Waiver Audit contract. The purpose of this contract is to improve the efficiency of the waiver assessment and auditing tools used to administer the program.

The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
• Provides clinical decisions, completes waiver audits, and collects valuable data to ensure research objectives are met.
• Understands and stays up-to-date on waiver regulations and associated application procedures.
• Performs accurate and timely audit assessments based on Medicaid eligibility and requirements.
• Reviews resolutions to member issues evaluated for the Medicaid Waiver Management Application (MWMA).
• Provides feedback on audit reports.
• Conducts analysis of services within the waiver as well as issues identified within the MWMA, system communication, member and provider calls, communication from the ombudsman’s office and/or legislation.
• Attends professional meetings, civic meetings or other meetings to gather or distribute program or technical information.
• Coordinates with various Cabinet Departments on related task forces and committees.

This position is grant-funded and will follow a hybrid working schedule.

There is currently more than one position open for the Nurse Research Assessor/Auditor. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
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? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Associates in Nursing degree or higher. BSN preferred. Prefer experience working with the elderly and physically disabled. Driver’s license is highly desired due to extensive travel.
Deadline to Apply 07/03/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a 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.


Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

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