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Department: Utilization Management
Position is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing patient throughput from admission through discharge for assigned patients. The position conducts review for clinical appropriateness and level of care using evidence based criteria and works with payers to authorize care.
Special Skills: The knowledge base of nursing process, continuum of care and case management methods and standards, excellent communication and documentation skills. Demonstrates knowledge of Age-Specific Criteria, American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, Arizona Nurse Practice Act, Core Measures and American Case Management Association (ACMA) Case Management Standards of Practice.
Minimum Requirements: Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School. Minimum of 3 years acute care hospital experience required and one to two years case management experience. Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona. MIDAS, CuraSpan and InterQual criteria training with proficiency testing within first 90 days of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 3-5 years experience in Case Management, Utilization Management or Discharge Planning, in acute care.
Certified Case Manager, CCM or Accredited Case Manager, ACM.
Shift: Varied Shifts
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About Arrowhead Hospital
Since opening our doors in October of 1988, Arrowhead Hospital in Glendale has recieved national accreditations from the Society of Chest Pain Centers and The Joint Commission (TJC), and made the 2010-2011 Best Hospitals list by U.S. News & World Report.
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Community of Glendale
Glendale is a playground for the outdoor and athletic enthusiast. We welcome you to enjoy the miles of trails and acres of parks that Glendale has to offer. Love to hike? Then you’ll love Glendale. The city offers approximately 40 miles of hiking trails open from sunrise to sunset. Glendale is also home to the world's largest fighter-pilot training facility, Luke Air Force Base. The base is home to more than 300 aircraft, and a number of its 8,000 personnel can be seen zipping through the sunset daily.
Glendale is a city with a diverse history that is treasured not only by its residents and community members, but also by the visitors who come and experience the roots of the city. Cowboys, farmers and ranchers wove the fabric that is the Glendale of today and visitors are afforded a number of ways to catch a glimpse of these pioneers at the many cultural and heritage attractions within the city.
Census Data for Glendale
|Bachelors & Higher||21.4%|
|Under 5 Years||7.6%|
|Under 18 Years||28.0%|
|Over 65 Years||9.2%|
|Median Home Value||$183.0|
|Total Area||59.98 sq. miles|
|Persons per Household||2.84|