Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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Wheat Ridge, CO (estab. 1905)
Community-based, acute care hospital, Level III Trauma Center
2,100 associates, 900 physicians, 600 volunteers
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5-Star Birthing Center
Breast Care Center (NAPBC accredited)
Bridges Integrative Health & Wellness
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Heart & Neurovascular
Primary Stroke Center
Senior ER, Behavioral Health & Surgery
Women & Family Center
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Review requests for authorization and monitor care during authorized periods of stay for levels of care. Reviews patients' medical charts to ascertain the medical necessity for services and the appropriateness of level of care.
Conduct on-site review of medical records at clinical facilities according to organization standards.
Maintain frequent telephone contact with clinical service providers to perform defined duties and facilitate communication between the organization and the provider.
Document UR/case management activities such as precertifications, concurrent and retrospective reviews.
Consult regularly with other organization staff to review treatment plans when level of clinical care requires further clarification.
Maintain a tracking system and clear, concise records for monitoring and reviewing cases.
Prepare documentation/case synopsis upon closure of cases as required by clients.
Provide phone crisis intervention services and precertification evaluations for inpatient hospitalization and other levels of care.
Provide consultation and training to providers regarding authorization procedures and utilization review for a specific course or nature of treatment.
Contribute to policy review and procedure development and evaluation.
Performs other duties as assigned, some of which may be essential to the job.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Bachelor’s Degree – Nursing
4 years of hospital/clinic nursing experience
Current State of Colorado Registered Nurse License
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
Two (2) years of ambulatory and/or hospital nursing experience.
Certification - Occupational Health
Certification - Certified Case Management
Two (2) years’ experience in Occupational Health, Workman’s Compensation, disability management, safety, and infection prevention.
Knowledge of OSHA, Center for Disease Control (CDC), Substance Abuse testing standards, Workman’s Compensation Law, and ADA-EEOC.
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SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.