Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 171946-1A
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2022
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Position Summary: Manages the Utilization Management (UM) team, maintaining effective and efficient processes for determining appropriate patient admission status based on regulatory and reimbursement requirements of various commercial and government payers. Manages UM department in the context of other Revenue Cycle functions such as Denials & Appeals, Patient Access, Authorization Management & review, HIM, Coding & Billing. Close collaboration with the Physician Advisors, Collaborates and helps facilitate the Utilization Review Committee. Continuously monitors processes for opportunities for improvement within an interdisciplinary team and integrated Revenue Cycle effort.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license as a MA Registered Nurse
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
A minimum of three years of medical/surgical nursing care experience, including experience in a leadership role. Two years of case management or utilization management experience desirable.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.