Utilization Review - Managed Care Nurse - Travel - (UL RN)

  • 384416
  • Registered Nurse
  • 4/23/2018
  • 320 W Pueblo St
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • 8 D
  • ASAP
  • Temporary
  • $40.00 - $43.00*
  • *Combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements, excluding housing.

Job Description & Requirements

Utilization Review - Managed Care Nurse - Travel - (UL RN)

Exclusive Order. The Utilization Review Nurse is responsible for utilization review, utilization management, and quality assurance activities for assigned services/areas/patients within the Cottage Health System and will champion, engage, manage and monitor proactive communications and interventions by and between relevant stakeholders with regard to utilization review management. The Utilization Review Nurse will work collaboratively and proactively with the medical staff, nursing staff, and other disciplines to support and achieve the goals of the collaborative care process. Additional responsibilities include: maintain a working knowledge of regulations and provider contracts governing coverage of inpatient services (i.e., Medicare, Medi-Cal, Contracted Medical Groups); maintain and model interpersonal skills and productive relationships that allow for and support effective interaction with a wide variety of stakeholders; consistently demonstrate professionalism and compassion with regard to human dignity, preserving and protecting client autonomy and rights and with respect for patient/family values and beliefs. Utilization review activities will result in quality outcomes, optimal care/cost management of services and/or procedures, a high level of customer satisfaction, and contribution to an overall value-oriented experience of stakeholders and persons served.

Required Qualifications

CA license 2 years direct patient care in acute setting EPIC

Preferred Qualifications

AllSCRIPS, CPOE, and/or SUNRISE Certification in Case Management

About the Facility

As the largest medical facility of its kind between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this teaching hospital is licensed for 408 beds and is home to a renowned children's hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, and a Level II trauma center. Accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital also offers residency programs in internal general surgery, medicine, and radiology, and employs a staff of more than 600 physicians representing a full spectrum of specialties.

Facility Location

Nestled between palm-lined Pacific beaches and gentle mountain foothills, Santa Barbara offers an idyllic California escape. This is the ideal place to kick back on sun-kissed beaches, explore the nearby wine country, browse the boutiques and galleries that line its historic streets or dine under the stars any night of the year.

Job Benefits

At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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