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Applying clinical judgment and critical thinking, the Utilization Management RN will perform concurrent and retrospective review of members' admission (through discharge) for inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, acute rehabilitation, long term acute facility admissions and all preauthorization requests for services applying appropriate medical necessity criteria/guidelines. Works closely with the Medical Director of UM when determinations for medical necessity or continuedn length of stay cannot be completed at the nurse level. Utilizing a high-risk stratification tool, identifies members qualified for care coordination programs; collaborating closely with the Care Coordinators. Reviews will be performed telephonicallyor through use of facility electronic health records (E.H.R.). Under the direction of the department Medical Director, the UM RN will perform clinical review and auditing of the members letters for accuracy and clarity for all adverse determinations generated by the UM department.
This role will serve as a technical subject matter expert to the UM team and will follow/maintain health plan procedures for Appeals and Grievances. Additionally, role is responsible for monitoring and reporting compliance issues for delegated functions of UM (internal and external), interfacing with health plans, including delegated reporting requirements.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
5 years of previous nursing experience.
Extensive UM experience in health plan, hospital or TPA, including operations experience.
2 years referrals management or related experience preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology and CPT/ICD-10 coding preferred.
Knowledge of NCQA and Medicare/Medicaid guidelines, community resources, and agencies preferred.
Bachelors degree in nursing required orÂ Bachelor's degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification requiring formal education beyond a two-year college.
Colorado RN license required
Sedentary work -(prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to10lbs force occasionally)
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