Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Supervisor, Clinical Medical Appeals for the Care Management Program at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
The Supervisor provides oversight of the day-to-day operations for Clinical Medical Appeals staff and specific transition of care activities, such as discharge follow-up phone calls. This position reports to the Providence Southwest Region Director of Care Management.
This is a full-time, 8-hour, dayshift exempt level position.
In this position you will:
Provide support to the processes of appealing hospital claims which were denied based on medical need.
Work closely with Providence RBO (Regional Business Office) account representatives and the ORC (One Revenue Cycle) denial team to resolve SWR clinical claim payment issues.
Supports hospital / medical staff to resolve claim issues, concurrently and retrospectively, with facilitation with insurance carriers, education to prevent denials through clinical and documentation process improvements, and producing trend and detail claim denial reports.
Review medical records using evidence based medical criteria (e.g. Interqual) to accurately represent the severity of illness. This involves extensive daily record review, interaction with physicians, HIM professionals, leadership, nursing staff, RBO and ORC claim staff along with external representatives for health insurance **.
Required qualifications for this position include:**
Graduation from an accredited program of nursing
Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing must be obtained within 3 years of hire (not applicable to those who have 20 or more years of RN experience)
Licensed as a Registered Nurse
Three to five years of acute care (hospital) experience
An in-depth knowledge of clinical issues and patient care practices
Proficiency in speaking reading, and writing English
Possess strong team building and conflict management skills
Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
Knowledgeable of Pathophysiology and Disease Process
Knowledge of or willingness to learn utilization review, health insurance concepts, and case management as it relates to health care delivery and compliance/regulatory environment for billing
Must be able to express self clearly, using clinical terms, for external correspondence
Must be able to review medical records using evidence based medical criteria (e.g. Interqual) to accurately represent the severity of illness
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at the time of hire
RN experience in Critical Care, Telemetry, or Emergency Department
Knowledge of Windows based software programs
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.