Utilization Review Outpatient RN in Tempe, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Utilization Review Outpatient RN to join our healthcare team at Corizon Health Division Office located in Tempe, AZ.

Corizon Health offers Registered Nurses a unique opportunity to maximize the full spectrum of their nursing skills within an ambulatory care setting. Enjoy the variety of correctional healthcare, where nurses benefit from an environment that is different with every patient, every day.

Corizon Health Nurses thrive in a niche environment featuring a variety benefits such as:

  • Lower acuity
  • Significant advancement and growth opportunities
  • Manageable assignments
  • Increased variety

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Utilization Review Outpatient RN

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
  • Possesses an active CPR certification.
  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.
  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Utilization Review Outpatient RN

  • Pre-certification of elective hospitalizations. Concurrent review of hospitalizations through in-hospital chart review and via telephone of all statewide admissions.

  • Follow-up and discharge planning with the attending physician and site Medical Director including but not limited to: Maintain a daily count of available infirmary beds within the system. Daily contact with the State Medical

  • Directory/Infirmary Medical Directors relating to the pending discharges for proper placement. Arrange for special equipment required for patient discharge, and follow-up of delivery of equipment.

  • Screening of PAL procedures. Conference calling will be performed from the Central Office.

  • Maintenance of documentation on concurrent review through the automated AMISYS Medical Management System.

  • Retrospective chart review of questionable hospitalizations in outlying hospitals when indicated. Chart audit of inpatient charges.

  • Works closely with physician advisors and Medical Directors Council to update and maintain policy according to industry standard.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Utilization Review Outpatient RN

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
  • Mentor and Preceptor Programs
Apply online https://www.corizonjobs.com/ or contact Andy Thompson at 480-897-9515 ext. 2504 or Andy.Thompson@corizonhealth.com for more information.

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.