Screening Specialist - La Crosse County


Remote position available

Job Description

TMG by Magellan Health is seeking a Screening Specialist who resides in La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

This position is responsible for completing the Adult Long-Term Care Functional Screens (LTC-FS) for participants of the IRIS program. This includes completing annual rescreens and any change in condition screens using the Adult LTC-FS tool.

  • Complete the Adult Long Term Care Functional Screen (LTC-FS) for IRIS participants as required and outlined in the Wisconsin Adult LTC-FS Instructions. This includes completing collateral contacts to verify screen findings with IRIS Consultants, MAPC agencies and day programs and verifying diagnosis information with physicians and or SSA.
  • Comply with documentation and program regulations, guidelines and meet screening quota.
  • Maintain screening skills by participating in weekly team meetings, monthly All Screener Meetings, quizzes and testing.
  • Collaborate on the development, process improvement and ongoing quality management of services and related materials/ products.
  • Provide data reports and summaries as needed.-Other duties as assigned by management.

General Job Information


Screening Specialist - La Crosse County



Job Family

Clinical Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

DL - Driver License, Valid In State - Other

License and Certifications - Preferred

LTCFS - Long Term Care Functional Screen Certification - Care Mgmt

Other Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in health or human services or related field.
  • Must pass the Wisconsin Adult Long-term Care Functional Screen certification modules (80% or higher on each module) within first week of hire and maintain certification as a screener. Preference will be given to candidates who are currently certified or who have been certified in the past.
  • 1+ years of experience working with one of the target groups served by the IRIS program (adults with physical or intellectual disabilities or older adults).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team or autonomously.
  • Flexibility in the work environment and willingness and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, maintain adequate auto insurance for job-related travel and ability to travel within Wisconsin and other states as necessary.
  • Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other software.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

“I receive a high level of support from our Senior Management Team to execute on our vision. They are always accessible and approachable, something I’ve found to be very unique to Magellan.”

Haita Makanji VP of Clinical Strategy and Programs at Magellan MRx