On July 1, 2011, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), WTC Health Program was established as a federal health care program to provide medical monitoring and treatment for eligible members in accordance with the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act which reauthorized the WTC Health Program for 75 years, ending in 2090.
The contractor is to maintain a healthy organizational culture in providing consistent and professional communication and services to WTC Health Program clients including health care beneficiaries and health care providers, the contractor shall participate in the occasionally held lunch/learn and other training sessions regarding WTC Health Program organizational culture.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Analyst III (Certification Specialist) position will be filled by a nurse to serve as a Nurse Clinical Care Reviewer for the Medical Benefits and Certifications Unit. The Analyst III position will participate in all aspects of medical benefit decisions for responders and survivors of the 9/11 attacks. These decisions include, but are not limited to, certification decisions for new health conditions and health care benefit prior authorization requests.
In addition, the Analyst III may provide recommendations for services that are cost-effective and in compliance with Program regulations and guidelines. The Analyst III will make recommendations based on Program statutes, policy, collaboration with experts, clinical research and their own clinical and professional judgement and analytical skills. Additional duties include managing complex program deliverables, analyzing and manipulating medical claims data and collaborating with occupational health subject matter experts. The Analyst III will interface with clinicians, medical administrators, and a diverse set of federal and contract staff. The work requires excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, innovative problem solving, and self-initiation. The WTC Health Program leadership and management team will provide guidance commensurate with the Analyst III’s level of duties.
The work entails both clinical and administrative aspects of health care delivery within a federal managed care system and involves collaboration with both clinicians and medical administrators. The WTC Health Program Medical Benefits and Certifications Unit Chief will provide support and guidance to the contractor in the performance of these deliverables.
Special Considerations or Requirements:
The knowledge, skills and abilities are specific in this task area and shall include:
Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program preferred OR a bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field, such as social work or clinical counselor may be considered.
The contractor will primarily use Microsoft Outlook and Office (Word, Excel, and Access), Adobe DC Pro and EndNote.
PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.
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Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing HRDepartment@plan-sys.com, or by dialing 703-575-8400.