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Utilization Review Specialist
Job Summary: Performs utilization review with external agencies to ensure payment for medically necessary inpatient services.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field or Registered Nurse from an accredited school of nursing with two years’ professional nursing experience with the acutely mentally ill. This may be in a psychiatric unit, working on the ACT team, or other outpatient psychological program. Current BLS certification and completion of Handle with Care Basic Certification in physical and nonverbal patient management within two months of hire with annual re-certification.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Master’s degree in Psychology, preferred. Previous experience with utilization review, case management or telephone triage desired. Familiarity with electronic medical records and medical terminology.
Working Conditions: Potential exposure to infectious disease.
Physical Requirements: Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Frequently stand, walk, reach, bend/twist, lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 50 lbs.