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Utilization Mgmt Case Mgr I - Evenings

Company: Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Location: Nokomis
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Utilization Management Case Manager (UMCM) utilizes professional nursing and critical thinking skills to assess patients for a clinically appropriate level of care. The UMCM maintains a strong knowledge base of evidence based clinical criteria (Milliman), and federal, state UR requirements, and adeptly identifies pertinent clinical information that will support admission and continued stay hospitalization. When potential denials for payment or level of care arise, the UMCM collaborates with the floor ICM staff, Revenue Cycle, involved physicians and/or the Physician Advisors (PA) as needed to attain second level review/approval to effectively overturn the denial or help determine appropriate transition for the patient. UMCM interact extensively with clinical staff throughout the hospital, other ICM staff, physicians, payers, and hospital financial staff in order to achieve appropriate level of care or placement authorizations, and to avoid denials. The UMCM collaborates with other ICM staff to evaluate opportunities to optimize utilization and secure payer approvals across populations of patients to meet organizational strategic objectives. The UMCM acts as a mentor/preceptor for new staff.- Require a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing.- Require three (3) years of case management or utilization review experience in a hospital setting; utilization experience preferred.- Require a minimum of three (3) years of related clinical practice; in an acute care setting.- Require previous experience with hospital information systems (order entry, results reporting, case management).- Require basic experience using PC/computer (word processing minimum).- Prefer active Case Management Certification (CCM or ACM) or within one (1) year of hire and membership in relevant CM/UM organization.- Prefer demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust priorities according to patient and department/hospital needs.- Prefer solid clinical assessment, critical thinking, decision making and organizational skills.- Prefer strong ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written work.- Prefer strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with leaders, staff, patients, families, healthcare team, payers and external agencies.- Prefer knowledge of relevant federal and state utilization review and appeal requirements.Florida Registered Nurse LicFL Registered Nurse License

Keywords: Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Captiva , Utilization Mgmt Case Mgr I - Evenings, Other , Nokomis, Florida

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