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Clinical Evaluator

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA


Starting at $21.63 an hour

Type of Job

Full time

Published Date

June 7, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

The New Orleans clinic is looking to hire a full time clinical evaluator. The clinical evaluator will meet with new patients for an intake appointment or crisis appt to assess needs, complete patient registration, and complete comprehensive psychosocial and medical histories. Documentation into the EHR will be completed as well as coordinating with front desk, providers, and crisis services as needed.

Minimum Requirements

● Masters degree in a social service field preferred OR licensed nurse in good standing.

● Be over 18 years of age.

● Possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license

● Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel (preferred)

Core Competencies

● Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard.

● Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants.

● Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately.

● Demonstrates knowledge of behavioral health symptoms, interventions, and impact.

● Maintains professional boundaries and operates within agency / ethical guidelines.

● Demonstrates knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes.

Job Duties/Skills Required

● Maintains professional and ethical standards of conduct at all times.

● Promotes recovery, personal choice, and respect.

● Collect patient medical and social history including health screenings.

● Assess patient for acuity of need and scheduling within appropriate time frame.

● Capable of working with a multi-disciplinary team.

● Enters patient information into EHR in a timely manner with accurate information.

● Participate in staff meetings and complete trainings as required.

● Maintain and adhere to privacy standards including HIPAA.

● Screens telephone calls and visitors as directed; may refer calls to appropriate staff.

● Welcomes and is courteous to all persons entering the office.

● Coordinate with front office staff, providers, and crisis services to assist patient.

● Types or enters data requiring knowledge of special terminology.

● Proofreads, edits, and revises documents for accuracy, spelling, grammar, and format.

● May develop spreadsheets, databases, or other applications as directed.

● All other duties assigned by the Program Director.


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 13 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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