Humana Utilization Management Behavioral Health Professional 2 in Overland Park, Kansas
The Utilization Management Behavioral Health Professional 2 utilizes behavioral health knowledge and skills to support the coordination, documentation, and communication of medical services and/or benefit administration determinations. The Utilization Management Behavioral Health Professional 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Utilization Management Behavioral Health Professional 2 - Registered Nurse completes telephonic reviews with the Utilization Reviewer at the Behavioral Health Facilities to obtain sufficient clinical information. The Utilization Management Behavioral Health Professional 2 uses clinical knowledge and independent critical thinking skills to apply the appropriate criteria to make a medical necessity determination.
Complete telephonic, faxed, and voicemail reviews with facilities
Assess discharge plans
Coordinated with Care Coordination and Case Management
Discuss cases with Medical Directors in daily rounds
Complete documentation for Quality Reviews for Peer Reviews
Department hours are 8-7:30 p.m. EST, shifts are based on business need and can change at any time
Associates Degree in Nursing
Must be licensed in a Compact State
Registered Nurse (RN)
Minimum of five (5) years of post-degree clinical experience in direct patient care
Three (3) years or more of Behavioral Health experience
Minimum of three (1) year of utilization management experience or knowledge of the UM process
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Proficient working with computers
Experience with utilization review process
Knowledge of community health and social service agencies and additional community resources
Bilingual (English/Spanish); speaking, reading, writing, interpreting and explaining documents in Spanish
Prefer NY or PA nursing license (must obtain license within 6 months of hire.)
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