An experienced Utilization Review Nurse Manager as needed to work at comprehensive nonprofit healthcare system in the Seattle area. This healthcare system has five regional medical centers and some of the most advanced trauma centers in the region. The Utilization Management Nurse Manager will work in a centralized office based out of the tertiary medical center downtown Seattle. The System UM Manager will support an advanced utilization review team that works cohesively with a case management department. Balancing cost, working with insurance organizations, and ensuring high-quality patient care is first and foremost for this organization.
The System Utilization Nurse Manager will report to the Director of Case Management, and upward to a Regional Director of Care Coordination. This large healthcare system promotes from within and the System Utilization Management Manager will enjoy support with continued education, access to professional resources including travel to national conferences, and impressive benefits that you'll find hard to match. In addition, this healthcare system is willing to provide sign incentives or relocation centers for the appropriate candidate.
The Utilization Management Nurse Manager will understand hospital case management related metrics such as length of stay, readmission rates, insurance authorizations, and overall payer mix optimization. The Utilization Management Manager will ensure appropriateness of care and finances are balanced with appropriate patient services.
Located in the greater Seattle area, the Utilization Management Manager will find ample opportunity for housing, safe neighborhoods, or urban downtown living. The Seattle area offer something for everybody. Downtown Seattle offers endless entertainment, diversity and restaurant options. A short drive outside of the city offers endless outdoor recreation and all that the beautiful Puget Sound has to offer. Many local residents enjoy living outside the city for a little more balance and don't mind the commute.