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Hospital Admitting Nurse - Onsite, Days

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:
Patient Access Nurse

Travel Required:

Clearance Required:

What You Will Do:

The Primary responsibilities of the Patient Access RN are to facilitate patient medical and financial clearance using nursing knowledge, clinical judgment, and communication skills to assist in resolving difficulties surrounding patient access and authorization of services. This position is onsite with 12-hour shifts (7am-7:30pm), and a rotating fixed schedule working every other Saturday and Sunday.

The ideal candidate will have two or more years' experience in utilization review with external payors within a hospital or insurance setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consistently and accurately utilizes medical acceptance criteria to screen Emergency Room patients in a way to ensure optimal efficiency in the patient Access operations.
  • Performs clinical review of all inpatients to determine medical acceptance following the Miliman guidelines and communicates with patients, and physicians who fail to meet medical criteria for acceptance.
  • Uses excellent oral communication and listening skills to communicate with patient, physician and clinical staff regarding obstacles to access or financial clearance.
  • Responds to voicemails within one business day and answers phone calls in a timely manner.
  • Completely and accurately documents communications with payors, patients, and the treatment team.

    What You Will Need:
    • Minimum two years' experience in nursing or one-year related nursing experience in utilization review/insurance/case management/medical clearance.
    • Experience in Hospital Utilization Management (preferably an acute care hospital).
    • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current State of California Professional Nursing License (RN)
    • Ability to read and comprehend English.
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
    • Highly organized and well developed with strong communication skills, oral and written.
    • Confidence to communicate and outreach to other community health care organizations and personnel.
    • Demonstrates sound judgment, decision making and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to apply principles of process improvement
    • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and perform repetitious tasks
    • Computer/basic keyboard skills, telephone skills, and general knowledge of office machines including printers, fax, copier, scanner, and credit card machines required.

      What Would Be Nice To Have:
      • Two years' experience in utilization review with external payors within a hospital or insurance setting.
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

        The annual salary range for this position is $95,800.00-$143,800.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

        What We Offer:

        Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

        Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
        • Parental Leave
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
        • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
        • Skills Development & Certifications
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

          About Guidehouse
          Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

          Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

          If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

          Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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