RN - Intake/Utilization Review -Behavior Health
Responsible for assessing patients in the Emergency Department and other areas of the hospital and determining with the doctor, their appropriateness for admission to our unit. Responsible for providing education to the multidisciplinary team members. Utilization Review:Responsible for both internal and external review. Monitors for appropriateness of admission, continuing stay criteria, and refers deficiencies to appropriate personnel and/or medical staff. Responsible for external reviews with insurance companies, utilization review firms and case management firms, and negotiates with them for appropriate reimbursement for treatment within the Behavioral Health Service.
Current Louisiana RN License
De-Escalation Certification completed within 90 days of employment.