Case Manager

Utilization Review Department

On-call position.  Works as needed Monday through Friday.  Possible hours are 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, evaluating options and services to effect appropriate, individualized plan for the patient across the continuum of care.  Must be a graduate of an approved Professional Nursing program.  Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in Iowa with five years experience in clinical nursing.  Previous utilization review and case management experience preferred.  Computer knowledge required.