Utilization Nurse Coordinator

WellStar Health Systems in Roswell, GA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
**Overview** At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. **Responsibilities** The **Utilization Management Nurse (UM** ) Coordinator is responsible for conducting medical necessity reviews 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. utilizing Millman Care Guidelines, l clinical reviews with payers and collaborating with the care team on the coordination of safe transitions of care for a defined patient population. The Utilization Management Nurse will perform utilization review every day by looking at all new admissions, all observation cases and concurrent reviews. They will be assigned to specific units/and or payer/and or patient class. All clinical reviews will be done by utilizing Milliman criteria in conjunction with medical records documentation communication with physicians and physician's advisors. The UM nurse will gather clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to complete the determination/recommendation for the most appropriate level of care status and clinical review to the payers. Along the continuum of care, communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate care/treatment. Identifies members for referral/consult opportunities to streamline care and throughput ensuring delays are avoided. identifies opportunities to ensure effectiveness of healthcare services in the most appropriate setting always as well as timely discharge to the most appropriate level of post discharge care. Utilization Management Nurse will obtain timely authorization of all ALOS days from payers and ensure this is documented in the appropriate place in EPIC to enable timely billing. Will monitor post discharge, prebill accounts that do not have an authorization on file, ALOS versus days authorized variances, and/or other account discrepancies identified that will result in the account being denied by the payor that require clinical expertise. The UM Nurse will communicate with third party payors to resolve discrepancies prior to billing. Accurately and concisely documents all communications and action taken on the account in accordance with policies and procedures. Escalate medical review request and/or denial activities to management as needed UM Nurse will work post discharge, prebill accounts efficiently and effectively daily to resolve accounts with "no auth numbers, ALOS vs. authorized days or other discrepancies. Evaluates clinical documentation in patient records and escalates issues through the established chain of command. Tracks avoidable days accurately in the avoidable day module in EPIC. Perform accurate and timely documentation of all review activities. **Qualifications** **Required Minimum Education** Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred. **Required Minimum Certification** + RN with a Georgia License **Required Minimum Experience** + Strong clinical knowledge with three to five years clinical practice/experience is required **Required Minimum Skills** + Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent verbal and written communication Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today. WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law. **Job ID** _2019-36830_ **Position Type** _Full-Time_ **Department** _Centralized Utilization Management_ **Facility** _WellStar Shared Services_ **Category** _Nursing: Non-Bedside_ **City** _Roswell_ **Shift** _Days_ **State** _Georgia_ </script>

You may be interested in these similar jobs!
RN Clinical Coordinator - Wound Care
CHRISTUS Health in Atlanta, GA

Job DescriptionDescription Responsible for the patient care in the Wound Care Center. This includes, but is not limited to, utilization of skills in …

Read More
Utilization Nurse Coordinator (RN)
WellStar Health System in Atlanta, GA

OverviewAt WellStar, we all share common goals. That?s what makes us so successful ? and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same t…

Read More
Utilization Nurse Coordinator
WellStar in Roswell, GA

Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That?s what makes us so successful ? and such an integral part of our communities. We want th…

Read More
MDS Coordinator
Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA

Grady Health System offers many career paths. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career,?you can find a rew…

Read More
Registered Nurse - Care Coordinator - Atlanta
On Time Talent Solutions in Atlanta, GA

RN Care CoordinatorAtlanta, Georgia?The city of Atlanta is the state capital and largest city in Georgia, with a population of over 480,000 and part …

Read More
MDS Coordinator RN
Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA

Grady Health System offers many career paths for your professional growth. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on yo…

Read More
Clinical Care Coordinator (C3) ECC
Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA

Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on y…

Read More
Registered Nurse (RN) - Interventional Radiology (PRN)
WellStar in Roswell, GA

Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That?s what makes us so successful ? and such an integral part of our communities. We want th…

Read More
Care Coordinator RN, Case Manager PRN
WellStar Health System in Atlanta, GA

OverviewAt WellStar, we all share common goals. That s what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same thi…

Read More
Registered Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator
WellStar Health System in Marietta, GA

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That s what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for…

Read More