Utilization Review Nurse, RN
Employment Type: Full-Time
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals in 14 states. It is one of the nation's leading healthcare service providers with more than 43,500 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. We believe that 'all healthcare is local.' Explore a hospital in your community.
Responsible for the quality and resource management of all authorizations and referrals with the Prime Healthcare Employee EPO. Works on behalf of the advocate, promoting cost containment and demonstrates leadership to integrate the health care providers to achieve a perceived seamless delivery of care. The methodology is designed to facilitate and insure the achievement of quality, clinical and cost effective outcomes and to perform a holistic and comprehensive review of the medical record for the medical necessity, intensity of service and severity of illness.
1. Minimum 7 years Post Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and a current state Registered Nurse license.2. Minimum 3 years RN Utilization Manager working for a Health Plan.3. At least 3 years of experience in utilization review, referrals, authorizations, denials and appeals.4. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.5. Knowledge of MCG Criteria and/or InterQual Criteria required.6. Experience and knowledge in basic to intermediate computer skills.
7. Five years acute care nursing experience preferred.8. Experience with self-funded health plan preferred.
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