Organization: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Job Type: Full Time
Brief position summary:
UMASS Medical School is Massachusetts’ only public medical school. Commonwealth Medicine is the health care consulting division of UMASS Medical School. As leaders in the development and implementation of health care reform, CWM stays ahead of health care trends and helps strategize and plan for changes that impact both health care delivery systems and patients. Using CWM’s customized programs and services, many managed care organizations, government agencies and nonprofits have been able to control their health care costs while increasing the value of their health care spend.
Living at home, or in another community setting, can dramatically improve quality of life for people with disabilities. But it’s not always easy to identify, obtain, and maintain the supports and services that are necessary. The CWM Disability and Community Services Program, supports individuals with long term service and support needs to live independently in the community through enhancing access to services, designing streamlined approaches to care delivery, and building provider and community capacity.
We are seeking a dynamic Occupational or Physical Therapist to join us in a Clinical Reviewer capacity. The right candidate will have a passion for public health and will be able to use best-in-class clinical judgment, as they review clinical services and equipment for those who rely on public agencies for their health care.
• Contribute as an active member of a multi/inter-disciplinary team to assess, plan, review and evaluate the care needs of participants requiring health care services and equipment
• Conduct a comprehensive clinical review of each case and final determination
• Foster and promote continuity of care and cooperative partnerships by liaising with health care providers, acute care hospitals and all programs involved in the provision of services, when needed.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational or Physical Therapy and current license to practice in Massachusetts is required. 5 years of therapy experience with at least 3 providing direct service or case management for a variety of medical equipment needs is a must. Experience with MassHealth regulations and extensive knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment is desirable.
If you are a high-energy, team player who loves a challenge and thrives in a fast-paced environment, you are encouraged to submit your credentials for further consideration. Apply Now!
Why join Commonwealth Medicine? CWM offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package including four weeks paid vacation, free tuition at any Massachusetts state college or university and a fast-paced yet supportive clinical environment where cutting edge and pioneering health care management programs are developed and implemented.
Contact person/apply to: https://careers-umms.icims.com/jobs/21604/clinical-reviewer-ii-ot-or-pt-%28dme-therapy%29/job
Application deadline date: Open until filled
Organization’s Website address: umassmed.edu