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Director, Utilization Management  - PA

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Harrisburg, PA
$100,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 23, 2017
Job ID
Director, Utilization Management  - PA
Award –winning programs of care, advanced technology & analytics, GREAT leadership.
RELOCATION offered – must have or be able to secure RN license in PA
Lead the operations of the referral management, telephonic utilization review, prior authorization functions, and case management programs, ensuing compliance government and contractual guidelines Oversee the operations of the referral management, telephonic utilization review, prior authorization, and case management functions.

Support and perform case management, disease management and on site concurrent review functions as necessary.
Provide support to Provider Relations with issues related to Utilization for hospitals and physician providers.
Coordinate efforts with the Member Services and Connections Departments to address members and providers issues and concerns in compliance with medical management requirements.
Maintain compliance with National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards for utilization management functions for the prior authorization unit.
Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures regarding the prior authorization function.
Identify quality and risk management issues and facilitate the collection of information for quality improvement and reporting purposes.
Compile and review multiple reports for statistical and financial tracking purposes to identify utilization trends and assist in financial forecasting.

--    Bachelor's degree in Nursing or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of nursing experience in an acute care setting or medical/surgical, pediatrics, or obstetrics
  • Experience in a managed care environment.
  •  1+ years of utilization management and/or case management experience.
  •  Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff.
  •  Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s nursing license.
  •  Experience in Medicaid and Medicare is highly preferred.