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Utilization Management (UM) Coordinator

Company: Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesBehavioral Hospital of Bellaire is a freestanding, 122 bed facility specializing in general adult psych, adolescents, geriatric, and women's services. The hospital is located in southwest Houston serving the Houston and surrounding communities. Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire is conveniently located between the Galleria and Meyer land shopping districts, and is only minutes away from the Houston Medical Center, Downtown, and Midtown. Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other behavioral health disorders.Much more information available online at: https://bhbhospital.com/
Utilization Management (UM) Coordinator Position Summary:Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire is seeking a Utilization Management (UM) Coordinator to function as a primary liaison between all third party payors and the hospital. The UR Coordinator is responsible for communicating required clinical information for the purpose of obtaining certification and approval for payment in the inpatient and partial levels of hospitalization. The Utilization Review Coordinator works collaboratively with all payers as well as the behavioral health team, attending physicians, case managers, nurses, etc. to ensure authorization is received for the services provided.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment that puts patient care first while also having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.
UR Coordinator Shift:Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This opportunity provides the following:

  • Competitive Compensation for full-time employees
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan for full-time employees
  • 401k plan with company match for full-time employees
  • Generous Paid Time Off for full-time employees
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
    QualificationsPosition Requirements:Education: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health, nursing, or related degree required.Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a healthcare setting or managed care company, with experience in patient assessment, treatment planning, utilization management, and/or case management preferred.Licensure: R.N., L.M.S.W., LPC, or other healthcare - related licensure preferred.Certifications: Successful completion of CPR and Handle With Care certification; certifications may be obtained during orientation.
    EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
    We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
    NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best-in-class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.
    UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to UHS or UHS facilities on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we", "us", "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire, Houston , Utilization Management (UM) Coordinator, Executive , Houston, Texas

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