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We are seeking an experienced, knowledgeable Per-Diem Utilization Review Case Manager to work directly in our Emergency Department, collaborating closely with Physicians to determine that most appropriate level of care for a diverse array of patients and medical conditions.
Summary of Essential Duties:
As a Per-Diem Emergency Department Utilization Review Case Manager , you will use nationally accepted medical necessity screening tools, such as InterQual, MCG, or CMS 2 Midnight Rule admission criteria to validate correct patient class and level of care: critical, telemetry, acute, and observation, for emergency department admissions.
Works collaboratively with ED Care Coordination, to assist the ED physicians with appropriate admission orders and supporting medical record documentation.
Secures authorization for the patient's clinical services through timely collaboration and communication with payers as required.
Follows the UR process as defined in the Utilization Review Plan in accordance with the CMS Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review.
The schedule for this position will be 7:00am - 7:30pm.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
BSN or MSN preferred
Current, unrestricted California RN License required
BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Certified Case Management RN preferred
A minimum of 5 years of acute care nursing experience required
A minimum of 2 years of UR case management experience required
At least 3 of years of ED nursing experience preferred
Emergency Department Case Manager experience preferred
Experience using Interqual or Milliman required
High level of competency performing medical necessity reviews with accepted criteria required
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Case Manager, Utilization, Emergency Room, Emergency Department, Per-Diem, Per Diem, Hospital, Medical Center, Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Registered Nurse - Per Diem Emergency Dept. UR Case Manager - 12-Hour Day Shift
Department: Utilization Management
Business Entity: Corporate Services
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Family & Function, Corporate Services, Nursing
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