Utilization Management RN

Location: Oxnard, CA
Date Posted: 03-30-2018
CareNational
Utilization Review Nurse (RN) - Managed Care
Oxnard, CA
 
** This is a full-time, benefits available, CONTRACT opportunity, expected to last 3 months, or longer! **

Utilization Review Nurse Job Summary: 
  • The Utilization Review Nurse is responsible for utilization management and utilization review for prospective (prior authorization), concurrent, or retrospective review.
  • The Utilization Review Nurse will performs reviews of services, and determine medical appropriateness of inpatient and outpatient services following evaluation of medical guidelines and benefit determination.
  • Utilize clinical skills to telephonically provide and facilitate utilization review, continued stay reviews and utilization management of all cases based on clinical experience and recognized guidelines.
  • The Utilization Review Nurse will obtain the information necessary to assess a member's clinical condition, identify ongoing clinical care needs and ensure that members receive services in the most optimal setting to effectively meet their needs. 
Utilization Review Nurse Background:
  • Current, valid, and unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license.
  • Requires Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) or related healthcare field.
  • CCM or CPUR or similar certification is preferred
  • 2 years acute care clinical nursing experience is required.
  • 1 year of recent experience in Utilization Review or Case Management at a health plan or other managed care organization (HMO/TPA/IPA/etc).
  • Knowledge of guidelines for Medicaid/Medicare and related state programs is required.
  • Experience using Milliman or InterQual criteria for medical necessity, setting and level of care, and concurrent patient management.
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, database use, and basic data entry.
 
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AMANDA SOWARDS
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CareNational 
amanda@carenational.com
443.552.7423 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)


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