Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: UTILIZATION REVIEW
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: 8:00 to 5:00
Work among the best. Academic medical centers like The University of Kansas Hospital are at medicine's frontier, providing more options and more hope to our patients. Employees in our administrative positions play a vital role to the success of the organization. Many times, these are the first people that our customers come in contact with, or are the people that our customers rely on to provide directions, medical or financial assistance or confide in for personal needs. As such we value your knowledge and interaction with the customer that enhances their overall experience at our hospital, and makes this a great place to work. The hospital offer very competitive wages and an outstanding benefits package.
We currently have an opening for an Access Case Manager.
The Access Case Manager (CM), under the direction of the Director/Manager of Case Management, functions as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the provision of patient care with the underlying objectives of enhancing the quality of clinical and financial outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the plan of care. Within the purview of financial management, pro-actively communicates with members of the healthcare team to ensure appropriate medical necessity for patients in beds; Serves as an effective liaison to ensure continuity and integration of services and accurate assignment of patient status. Communicates with payers and patient/family/healthcare team regarding payer information as necessary. Ensures that patient care moves through the continuum in a timely and efficient manner.
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“As an academic medical center, we strive to be on the leading edge of evidence-based practice. I love the collaboration within our department and within the broader interdisciplinary team to ensure our patients are provided the best nutrition therapy throughout their stay.”