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Utilization Review Case Manager - 8 Hour Days

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Requisition # HRC1048236

Job Description:

The Utilization Review Case Manager validates the patient's placement to be at the most appropriate level of care based on nationally accepted admission criteria. The UR Case Manager uses 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. The UR Case Manager secures authorization for the patient's clinical services through timely collaboration and communication with payers as required. The UR Case Manager follows the UR process as defined in the Utilization Review Plan in accordance with the CMS Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review.


Educational Requirements:

  • Assoc. Degree/College Diploma -Graduate of an accredited nursing program - Required
  • Bachelor's Degree -Nursing- Preferred

Licenses:

  • RN State License            
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience:

  • 3 years- In acute nursing         
  • 2 years- Case Management

Physical Demands:

Lifting, standing, walking, reaching, typing, repetitive motion.


Working Title: Utilization Review Case Manager - 8 Hour Days
Department: Utilization Management
Business Entity: Corporate Services
Job Category: Patient Services
Job Specialty: Case Management
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $50.98 - $81.57

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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