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Specialist-Patient Placement LPN - ME Admissions Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 12651
Job Category: Nurse LPN
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

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Summary

Recommends the most efficient, cost effective utilization of resources within the continuum of care, prior to the delivery of services. Evaluates, assesses, plans and facilitates a plan of care. Precertifies inpatient and outpatient services. Some overtime and call back is required. This position is under the general direction of the Director for Medical Review Services/Case Management. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses and evaluates clinical and financial information available and recommends the most appropriate setting for service delivery, including level of care in order to optimize resource consumption and reimbursement.
  • Precertifies patient care services that require precertification, as identified, in a timely, efficient manner, in order to optimize reimbursement for the patient, as well as health care providers.
  • Communicates recommendations, clinical information, and fiscal information to appropriate internal and external customers in order to facilitate optimal delivery of services and customer satisfaction.
  • Participates in the planning, data collection, and analysis phases of performance improvement activities in order to maximize the patient placement/precertification process.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Experience

Preferred: Prefer additional two years of quality/utilization management or dischage planning experience.

Minimum: LPN with three (3) years of acute care experience; or an individual with 5 years of utilization management/case management experience.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: LPN

Special Skills

Minimum: Excellent communication skills. Advanced computer literacy skills.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 2006 - Specialist-Patient Placement LPN
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Admissions Baptist Memphis
Category: Nurse LPN
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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