The Functional Screener, as part of the Quality and Member Supports Division, serves enrolled members who meet the following target populations: frail elders, adults with physical disabilities and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
The position’s goal, under the general direction of the Long-Term Care Functional Screen (LTCFS) Supervisor, is to timely and accurately determine member eligibility for the Family Care Program per organizational policy and procedure while adhering to Department of Health Services (DHS) contract requirements. The Functional Screener is responsible to conduct accurate, consistent, and detailed functional assessments. These assessments serve as the foundation for the Comprehensive Strength Based Assessment completed by care management staff, provide a basis for care planning activities based upon Lakeland Care’s policies and procedures, and directly influence the organization’s capitation.
In this position, Functional Screeners meet face to face with members to complete the functional screen and supplementary evidenced based screening tools, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a health or human services related field.
- A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with at least one of the pertinent target populations is required and knowledge of the long-term care programs.
- Long-Term Care Functional Screen certification status must remain “in good standing”.
- Excellent active listening and interviewing skills.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.
- Ability to comprehend and apply critical and complex information.
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
- Working knowledge of computers, computer programs, typing, and data entry.
- Ability to travel within the geographical service regions and throughout the state of Wisconsin.
- Ability to organize and plan work effectively and independently.
- Ability to navigate challenging situations and take appropriate action.
- Understanding of basic Care Management principles.
Current WI driver’s license, acceptable driving record and proof of adequate insurance required.
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