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Utilization Management Nurse Specialist RN II

Full time
Pay Range: $88,854.00 (Min.) - $115,509.00 (Mid.) - $142,166.00 (Max.)
Job ID: 10785
Los Angeles, 90017

The Utilization Management Nurse Specialist RN II will facilitate, coordinate, and approve medically necessary referrals that meet established criteria. Assures timely and accurate determination and notification of referrals and reconsiderations based on the referral determination status. Generates approval, modification and denial communications, to include member and provider notification of referral determination. Actively monitors for admissions in any inpatient setting. Performs telephonic and/or on site admission and concurrent review, and collaborates with on site staff, physicians, providers, member/family interaction  to develop and implement a successful discharge plan. Works with the UM Manager and Physician Advisor on case reviews for pre-service, concurrent, post-service and retrospective claims medical review. Monitors and oversees the collection and transfer of data (medical records) and referral requests by Providers. Acts as a department resource for medical service requests /referral management and processes. Receives incoming calls from providers, professionally handles complex calls, researches to identify timely and accurate resolution steps. Follows up with caller to provide response or resolution steps. Answers all inquires in a professional and courteous manner.

Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • At least 5 years of varied clinical experience in an acute hospital setting.
  • At least 2 years Utilization Management/Case Management experience in a hospital or HMO setting . 
  • Preferred: Managed Care experience performing UM and CM at a medical group or management services organization. Experience with Managed Medi-Cal, Medicare, and commercial lines of business.
About the Hospital

As the nation's largest publicly-operated health plan, we have a great responsibility to the communities we serve, and our employees play an essential role in ensuring we meet those needs.

Why Join Us?
Opportunity. Amazing co-workers. A supportive management team. Great compensation and benefits. Camaraderie and a true sense of mission. If you want a career that truly contributes to the good of all, join us as we work towards a healthier L.A.

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