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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Emergency Department UR Case Manager - 12hr Night Shift in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

We are seeking an experienced, knowledgeable Utilization Review Case Manager to work directly in our Emergency Department, collaborating closely with Physicians to determine that most appropriate level of care for a diverse array of patients and medical conditions.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • As an Emergency Department Utilization Review Case Manager , you will use nationally accepted medical necessity screening tools, such as InterQual, MCG, or CMS 2 Midnight Rule admission criteria to validate correct patient class and level of care: critical, telemetry, acute, and observation, for emergency department admissions.

  • Works collaboratively with ED Care Coordination, to assist the ED physicians with appropriate admission orders and supporting medical record documentation.

  • Secures authorization for the patient's clinical services through timely collaboration and communication with payers as required.

  • Follows the UR process as defined in the Utilization Review Plan in accordance with the CMS Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review.



  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN or MSN preferred


  • Current, unrestricted California RN License required

  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • Certified Case Management RN preferred


  • A minimum of 5 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • A minimum of 2 years of UR case management experience required

  • At least 3 of years of ED nursing experience preferred

  • Emergency Department Case Manager experience preferred

  • Experience using Interqual or Milliman required

  • High level of competency performing medical necessity reviews with accepted criteria required

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Case Manager, Utilization Review, Utilization Management, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

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