Facilitates clinically appropriate and fiscally responsible healthcare services by verifying the medical necessity of inpatient admissions and the placement of patients in the appropriate venues of care. Determines whether admission to the facility is appropriate and facilitates appropriate referrals to the other healthcare facilities. Reviews guidelines for appropriate services for various levels of care.
· Graduate of accredited Registered Nurse Program. Bachelor's degree preferred.
· Minimum of five (5) years recent clinical experience as a RN; minimum of five (5) years experience and in-depth understanding of federal and state reimbursement as they relate to admission of patients; must have successful managerial experience;
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.