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Facilitates cost effective care throughout the continuum utilizing a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach. Implements the nursing process including assessment, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating options and services for patients and families experiencing complex/catastrophic illnesses.
Daily onsite rounds, reviewing of medical records, concurrent review, and discharge planning on inpatients with arrival at facilities in the morning ideally between 0800 and 0900
Daily inpatient rounds with Hospitalists
Communicates discharges to IPA by 12 noon
Reviews inpatient cases with UM Manager daily
Documents Milliman Guideline(s) on every inpatient case within 24 hours of receipt and updates guideline as hospitalization continues
Notifies patient’s Primary Care Physician of admission, discharge, and discharge plan within 24 hours of each event as appropriate
Analyzes medical cases for appropriateness and plans and coordinates all phases of care in conjunction with the Hospitalist, attending Physician, Specialists both in the inpatient and outpatient settings
Utilizes the nursing process to establish individual patient goals and measures patients’ response to the plan of care for appropriate outcomes and intervenes appropriately
Collaborates with physicians, patients, and families to formulate an optimal plan of care that meets all the medical, psychosocial and financial needs of the patient
Explores care options to reduce cost, decrease length of stay, curtail re-admission and influence quality outcomes
Understands capitation vs. fee for service
Knowledgeable regarding network providers and current contracted specialists
Manages cases according to delegation agreement requirements, including notifications regarding LOS >5 days
Regularly communicates with Health Plans as appropriate
Understands health plan benefits and contractual information
Generates authorizations utilizing principles of UM
Other duties as assigned
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
RN or LVN with current California license
2+ years of clinical experience in acute care (i.e., ICU, CCU, ER, med-surg)
1+ years of managed care experience
1+ years of case manager experience
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance
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