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Utilization Management Coordinator-Full Time

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Utilization Management Coordinator-Full Time

Job Code:  224284
Facility: Salt Lake Behavioral Health
Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT US Mountain
Region: Mountain
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Social Work/Case Management, RN
Category: Professionals
FTE: 1
Position Summary:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Salt Lake Behavioral Health, is a private, freestanding, 118- bed, acute psychiatric hospital; specializing in mental health and chemical dependency. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services offer supportive and compassionate care for children, adolescents and adults through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients. Salt Lake Behavioral Health currently has a Utilization Management Coordinator position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Contacting external case managers/managed care organizations for certification and recertification of insurance benefits throughout the patient’s stay, and assist the treatment team in understanding the insurance company’s requirements for continued stay and discharge planning. The UM Coordinator is responsible for having a thorough understanding of the patient’s treatment through communication with the treatment team. The UM Coordinator will advocate for the patient’s access to services during treatment team meetings, and through individual physician contact. The UM Coordinator chairs treatment team meetings and continued stay reviews as indicated.

Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy, mental health, or a Nursing degree required.

License: Licensed as a Social Worker, Marriage and Family Counselor, Recreational Therapist, Mental Health Counselor or a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah.

Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience in a healthcare setting or managed care company, with experience in patient assessment, treatment planning, utilization management, and/or case management.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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