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Registered Nurse Utilization Management and Prescreening-CM PreScreening Nurse

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System is about people. People we meet and care for; people whose lives we enhance, and those whose lives we save. CHRISTUS is about the people who work here: our award-winning medical staff, dedicated housekeeping staff, compassionate nurses and patient-focused ancillary staff. We're about people who need us, from small bumps to massive trauma, no matter their economic bracket. We're about the people of San Antonio, New Braunfels, and all the South Texas communities we serve. Since 1869, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System has grown and flourished just as South Texas has grown. We remain the only Catholic faith-based, non-profit health care system in San Antonio and New Braunfels. Our healing ministry now includes five full-service hospitals with 1,159 licensed beds, and a number of specialty centers. If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa family Summary: This position promotes effective and efficient use of resources for both the patient and the hospital. The RN Utilization Management and Prescreening nurse will ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources for patient care delivery by using hospital approved screening criteria (InterQual/MCG/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ---CMS--- Inpatient List) to determine the medical necessity of a requested hospitalization and the appropriate placement or level of care for that patient. The RN Utilization Management and Prescreening nurse is actively involved in the management of inpatient/observation patients, by assessment and evaluation in level of care appropriateness and payer-driven initiatives. The RN Utilization Management and Prescreening nurse collaborates as necessary with other members of the health care team to ensure the above according to the mission of CHRISTUS Health Care. Requirements: --Graduate of an accredited nursing program. --Familiarity with criteria sets including InterQual and MCG preferred. --A minimum of 2 years in acute clinical practice as a RN. --Case management and Utilization Review experience preferred. --Currently licensed as RN in the state of employment. --CPR certification preferred. --Certification in Case Management preferred. Work Type: Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, San Antonio , Registered Nurse Utilization Management and Prescreening-CM PreScreening Nurse, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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