Manager, Utilization Management

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Joining this team means you'll be surrounded by colleagues who are dedicated to meeting their own high standards, to inspiring their teammates and to making a positive impact on under-insured and uninsured individuals. The group is a fast, agile, customer-focused organization with a commitment to implementing the latest technologies.
 
Our client serves more than 55 million managed care members through their portfolio of high-quality commercial and government sponsored healthcare programs. The broad offering of programs that they provide has helped them to build both capacity and capability to successfully navigate a changing healthcare environment, while continuing to offer better health outcomes at lower costs.
 
Position Purpose:
Perform duties to conduct and manage the day to day operations of the utilization management function. Communicate with staff to facilitate daily department functions.
 
Job Description:
  • Review analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Promote compliance with federal and state regulations and contractual agreements.
  • Develop, implement and maintain compliance, policies and procedures regarding medical utilization management functions.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain utilization management programs to facilitate the use of appropriate medical resources and decrease the business unit's financial exposure.
  • Compile and review multiple reports on work function activities for statistical and financial tracking purposes to identify utilization trends and make recommendations to management.
  • Facilitate on-going communication between utilization management staff and contracted providers.
  • Develop staff skills and competencies through training and experience. Available to non-clinical staff as a resource for clinical questions.
 
Qualifications:
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • 3+ years utilization management and recent nursing experience in an acute care setting particularly in medical/surgical, pediatrics, or obstetrics and management experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of utilization management and clinical nursing.
  • Familiarity with Medicare and Medicaid managed care practices and policies, CHIP and SCHIP.
  • Previous experience as a lead in a functional area, managing cross functional teams on large scale projects or supervisory experience including hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of staff.
 
Licenses/Certifications:
  • RN license. Case Management Certification preferred.
 
Our client offers options that allow you to do more than just plan for retirement. Their programs allow shared success with employees.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and Learning Opportunities/Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • On-site fitness center or discount at local fitness centers (most locations)
  • Discounts for select local and national products and services, including cell phones, computers and more
  • Other amenities may be available, but vary by location
 
Equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
 
 
 
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
april@proenlist.com 
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