The UM Coordinator contacts external case managers/managed care organizations for certification and recertification of insurance benefits throughout the patient’s stay, and assists the treatment team in understanding the insurance company’s requirements for continued stay and discharge planning. The UM Coordinator is responsible for having a thorough understanding of the patient’s treatment through communication with the treatment team. The UM Coordinator advocates for the patient’s access to services during treatment team meetings and through individual physician contact. The UM Coordinator chairs treatment team meetings and continued stay reviews as indicated.
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health, nursing, or related degree preferred.
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.
Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers competitive rates and benefits; time off, medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, and matching 401k.
Our patients can expect a safe, caring environment with trained physicians, nurses, counselors and technicians who will provide outstanding care for you, your loved one or your client.
Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital
Why Work Here?Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital provides specialized mental health and substance abuse treatment. We offer specialized programs proven to decrease symptoms of mental illness in an inpatient setting. Washington’s newest behavioral hospital, is located in Marysville, Washington, just minutes from the beautiful emerald city of Seattle. Our patients can expect a safe, caring environment with trained physicians, nurses, counselors and technicians who will provide outstanding care for you, your loved one or your client.
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