Utilization Clinical Nurse
Utilization Clinical Nurse Job Profile Summary
Position Purpose: Perform care management duties to assess, plan and coordinate all aspects of medical and supporting services across the continuum of care for select members to promote quality, cost effective care. Education/Experience:
Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. 2+ years of clinical nursing experience in a clinical, acute care, or community setting and 1+ years of case management experience in a managed care setting. Knowledge of utilization management principles and healthcare managed care. Experience with medical decision support tools (i.e. Interqual, NCCN) and government sponsored managed care programs.
Licenses/Certifications: Current California State RN license Responsibilities:
Assess the member's current health status, resource utilization, past and present treatment plan and services, prognosis, short and long term goals, treatment and provider options
Utilize assessment skills and discretionary judgment to develop plan of care based upon assessment with specific objectives, goals and interventions designed to meet member's needs and promote desired outcomes
Coordinate services between Primary Care Physician (PCP), specialists, medical providers, and non-medical staff as necessary to meet the complete medical socio economic needs of clients . Provide patient and provider education
Facilitate member access to community based services
Monitor referrals made to community based organizations, medical care and other services to support the members' overall care management plan
Actively participate in integrated team care management rounds
Identify related risk management quality concerns and report these scenarios to the appropriate resources.
Case load will reflect heavier weighting of complex cases than Care Manager I, commensurate with experience
Enter and maintain assessments, authorizations, and pertinent clinical information into various medical management systems
Direct care to participating network providers
Perform duties independently, demonstrating advanced understanding of complex care management principles.
Participate in case management committees and work on special projects related to case management as needed
Employee Status : Contractor
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Nov 12 2019
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