UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE
UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE (remote)
Position Summary: Conducts concurrent and retrospective chart review for clinical, financial and resource utilization information. Provides intervention and coordination to decrease avoidable delays and denial of payment.
Chart Review: Reviews the medical record by applying utilization review criteria, to assess clinical, financial, and resource consumption.
Enters clinical reviews into the software program. Maintains close communication with external reviewers/internal financial counselors/patient access personnel and performs certification activities as required by payor.
Denial Management: Monitors and identifies patterns or trends in utilization management
Monitors potential and actual denials and coordinates with nurse Care Manager and/or Social Worker for any follow up necessary. Documents in software program the actions taken to coordinate care and avoid denials. Assists nurse Care Managers in communicating with the patient denied hospital days as well as the issuance of Medicare forms including HINN, Detailed Notice of Discharge to patients/family/significant other when they are in disag
Education/Knowledge: Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field Education/Knowledge:
Education Discipline: Minimal degree requirement: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN’s from A CCNE accredited school)
Certification or Licenses: Maryland Registered Nurse License REQUIRED
Additional Comments Work from home will be 95% or greater. Training/remediation may be onsite with occasional onsite meetings.
As one of the largest health care providers in Maryland, with 13,000 team members, We strive to CARE BRAVELY for over 1 million patients annually. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital and Grace Medical Center, as well as our Community Physician Enterprise, Center for Hope, Practice Dynamics, and business partners: LifeBridge Health & Fitness, ExpressCare and HomeCare of Maryland.