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Utilization Management Nurse – Utilization Management – Maitland in Maitland, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

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    Maitland, FL
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    2-Legacy System
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    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description

Utilization Management Nurse – Utilization Management – Maitland

AdventHealth Maitland seeks to hire a Utilization Management Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Days and hours are flexible

Job Summary:

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accept responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Under supervision, the UM nurse proactively coordinates case reviews for admission criteria, concurrent utilization of services, LOS (length of stay) and criteria for care, as well as retro reviews for all payers. Performs denial management activities as dictated by work flows and payer requests. Performs chart audits for all regulatory agencies as well as in-house hospital studies. Supports the campus-wide CM (case management), the physician and clinical teams in utilization activities and enhancing throughput.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Working knowledge of clinical care criteria and its application.
  • Medical record investigative review knowledge.
  • Computer knowledge including basic computer skills; Windows and Outlook
  • Knowledge of specific AdventHealth computer-based programs as well as Microsoft word, Excel and Outlook (Preferred)
  • Nursing education
  • Acute clinical experience of at least five (5) years
  • Acute clinical case management, discharge planning and/or utilization management experience in a healthcare clinical setting, i.e. hospital, managed care, home health, and/or Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Programs, etc. (Preferred)
  • BSN (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Clear/Active Florida State license as a Registered Nurse
  • Certification specialty preferred in Utilization Management, Managed Care or other applicable professional certification (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Utilizes effective interpersonal communication skills across department, campus and within the UM department.
  • Utilizes Utilization Management skills, including a thorough, working knowledge of InterQual criteria/Milliman Care Guidelines, by the following:
  • Review of admission, level of care and continued stay information to determine appropriateness of hospital admission status for all payers.
  • Communication of information to the CM (case management) team/physicians regarding patients not meeting established clinical criteria/standards/guidelines to enable and facilitate timely transfer/discharge to an alternative level of care.
  • Effective communication of clinical information to payers to ensure support of medical necessity/level of care to successfully avoid or reverse denials.
  • Complete written review/assessment of concurrent and retrospective denials; report avoidable delays based on medical records review.
  • Performs, at a minimum, 100 concurrent or retrospective reviews per week.
  • Utilizes knowledge of age specific criteria for assigned areas, utilizing UM team resources specific to adult/pediatric age groups and/or specialty populations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed by the UM Director or Manager to ensure the smooth operation of the department
  • Certain UM RN’s may be asked to be part of payer specific teams, such as Medicaid or Medicare Audit reviewers as required by work flows/volumes.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Utilization Management Nurse opportunity with AdventHealth Maitland and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Utilization Management, Nurse, Maitland

Position Location:  Maitland
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Apr 2, 2019, 5:14:06 AM

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