Clinical Assessment Specialist - Per Diem

Clinical Assessment Specialist - Per Diem

Location: Casselberry, FL

Department: Global Recruitment

Reports to: Director of Global Recruitment


Summary of Position 

The Clinical Assessment Specialist will be responsible to complete Clinical Assessments for International Registered Nurses at the Recruitment stage of the process and make professional recommendations as to the best clinical placement for each HCP should they be selected for the Avant program. The CAS will also be responsible for creating and developing clinical based scenario questions and tools to assess HCP’s fully against US standards and identify any concerns or deficiencies in their skills and experience. 

Essential Functions of the Job 

  • Clinically screen and assess international nurses for the Avant Healthcare Program, screenings will be completed by phone, Skype or Zoom. 
  • Complete a minimum of 6-8 clinical assessments per week with International Healthcare Professionals 
  • Assessment will consist of but not be limited to:
    • Overview of professional nursing experience 
    • Specific assessment of skills and experience with the use of review of resume, skills checklists and scenario-based interview questions appropriate to the RN’s specialty 
    • Assessment of the RN in line with baseline requirements to meet US standards
    • Identification of any deficiencies or concerns that would prevent Avant from offering the RN a place on the Avant program or raise concerns about the RN’s ability to be successful on assignment with Avant in the USA 
    • Provide a clinical recommendation as to the suitability of the Healthcare Professional for the program and eventual placement as a Registered Nurse in a US facility
  • Assist in building a database of expected clinical skills by country, facility and units, and qualifications
  • Partner with the Recruitment Manager to develop clinically based scenario questions and tools, as needed, to comprehensively assess HCPs against US standards to effectively identify concerns / deficiencies in their skills and experience
  • Track and maintain communication with the Recruitment team during assessment processes and ensure Avant databases are updated to accurately reflect assessments 
  • Track and document specific concerns highlighted during the assessment process by RN, hospital, country, and qualification. 
  • Maintain and update team documents as necessary
  • Report metrics, and escalate issues as required  

Marginal Functions of the Job

  • Other duties as assigned 

Supervision 

  • Received: Supervisor provides instruction and direction through personal observation, individual conferences, specific directive, and written memoranda.

Normal Work Schedule

This is a per diem position. This employee may be required to work nights and weekends to accommodate client requirements. This role requires a commitment of least 20 hours per month. 

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Minimum ASN, BSN preferred 
  • 2+ years of current experience as a Registered Nurse in a variety of acute care clinical settings
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Required Licenses, Certifications, and Other Specific Requirements of Law

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification
  • Valid, clear and unrestrictive Nursing License for the State of Florida 

Other Characteristics of the Position

Physical Demands: 
  • Sitting for long periods at a time
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Occasional lifting of office supplies up to 20 lbs.
  • Vision abilities including close vision and ability to adjust focus
Mental Demands:
  • Works with little need for guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions
  • Is free to plan work assignments and schedule to meet long-term goals and objectives
  • Performs a wide range of tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions
  • Performs a wide range of complex tasks
  • Must independently manage a large group performing varied tasks
  • Persuade or explain complex issues in person or by phone
  • Withstanding moderate amounts of stress
  • Must relay information orally
Work Environment:
  • This role routinely operates standard office equipment. 

Communication 

  • Internal: continuous contact with professional staff members, and potential field staff.
  • External: Regular contact with vendors. 

Statement of Responsibility for Confidential Data

  • Has access to, and requires daily use of, confidential records 
  • Required by federal law to maintain strict confidentiality of “Avant” employee information and maintain security of such information
  • Proprietary Information and Non-Conflict Agreement required

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Avant Healthcare Professionals is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Avant Healthcare Professionals is a member of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies.