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Registered Nurse - Per-Diem Utilization Review Case Manager

Company: Cedars-sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this Per-Diemopportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you. When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and its just one of the many reasons weve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals. Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Validate patients' placement to be at the most appropriate level of care based on nationally accepted admission criteria
  • Use medical necessity screening tools, such as InterQual or MCG criteria, to complete initial and continued stay reviews in determining appropriate level of patient care, appropriateness of tests/procedures and an estimation of the patient's expected length of stay
  • Secure authorization for clinical services through timely collaboration and communication with payers as required
  • Follow the UR process as defined in the Utilization Review Plan in accordance with the CMS Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review
  • Collaborate with Care Coordinators to identify and follow up on Observation class patients
  • Follow up with the payer to verify approval/authorization of the hospital stay (all dates of services)
  • Function as an advocate, and contact person for the care team, patient/family when communicating with payers, and or outside agencies to ensure continuity of care, optimal clinical resource outcomes, and appropriate financial management for the patient and the organization Minimum requirement to maintain Per-Diem status is two shifts per pay period (every two weeks). Weekday, holiday and weekend shifts areavailable.#Jobs-Indeed
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
    • BSN preferred License/Certification:
      • Current, unrestricted California RN license required
      • American Heart Association BLS required Experience:
        • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required
        • 2+ years of case management experience required
        • Knowledge of medical literature, research methodology, health care delivery systems and financial reimbursement required Working Title: Registered Nurse - Per-Diem Utilization Review Case Manager
          Department: Utilization Management
          Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
          Job Category: Patient Services
          Job Specialty: Case Management
          Position Type: Full-time
          Shift Length: 8 hour shift
          Base Pay: $67.50 - $68.49
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Keywords: Cedars-sinai, Alhambra , Registered Nurse - Per-Diem Utilization Review Case Manager, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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