Concurrent Review Nurse (OB/NICU)

Sunrise, FL 33323

Posted: 04/18/2019 Category: Registered Nurse Job Number: 27128

Concurrent Review Nurse (OB/NICU) -Sunrise, FL 

Looking for a nurse to work with a large health plan in the utilization review department performing concurrent review for OB and NICU patients.

Nursing Background Required:
  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a FL License 
  • Case Management (Hospital or Insurance Company), Concurrent Review or Utilization Management
  • Shift = 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday
  • OB or NICU experience 

Concurrent Review Job Description:
  • Promote the quality and cost effectiveness of medical care by applying clinical acumen and the appropriate application of policies and guidelines to emergent/urgent and continued stay reviews.
  • Perform review of emergent/urgent and continued stay requests for appropriate care and setting, following guidelines and policies, and approve services or forward requests to the appropriate Physician or Medical Director with recommendations for other determinations
  • Complete medical necessity and level of care reviews for requested services using clinical judgment and refer to Medical Directors for review depending on case findings
  • Collaborate with various staff within provider networks and discharge planning team electronically, telephonically, or onsite to coordinate member care
  • Conduct discharge planning
  • Educate providers on utilization and medical management processes
  • Provide clinical knowledge and act as a clinical resource to non-clinical team staff
  • Enter and maintain pertinent clinical information in various medical management systems
  • Direct care to participating network providers
  • Participate in utilization management committees and work on special projects related to utilization management as needed

Please Contact:

Katherine Skelton

877-782-3334, EXT 246

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