Utilization Review Department
On-call position. Works as needed Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm OR 8:00 am to 4:30 pm OR 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Is responsible for facilitating the patient’s hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge. Coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health team members to expedite medically appropriate, cost-effective care. Applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning. Will provide case management intervention by assessing, monitoring, and evaluating options and services to effect an appropriate, individualized plan for the patient across the continuum of care. Must be a registered nurse with five years experience in clinical nursing. Previous utilization review and case management experience preferred. Computer knowledge required. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program with current Iowa Registered Nurse license.