Manager, Utilization Review in Reno, Nevada

Company: Universal Health Services


RENO, NV

Facility: Universal Health Services

Position Summary:

Founded in1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is oneof the nation's largest and most respected healthcaremanagement companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute carehospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centersnationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHSsubsidiaries, UHS's business strategy is to continue to grow bybuilding or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country,while continuing to strengthen UHS's well-reputed franchisewith its customary exceptional service and effective cost control.Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity,competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.

UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 companyand is listed as one of Fortune's Most AdmiredCompanies.

West Hills Hospital is a 95-bedacute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada,specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatmentoptions for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facilitymaintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to overseeprograms, patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one willalways be in the hands of a professional medical service provider andwill receive the most evidence based care available. West HillsHospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed innorthern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.



Job Description:
The UtilizationReview Manager is responsible for the supervision and administrativemanagement of the Utilization Review Department. Ensures compliancewith all state and federal laws, rules/regulations of licensingagencies and within JCAHO standards for the quality of patient care.Implements new policies and procedures that promote the hospitalgoals and fiscal expectations.



Education:
Graduate from anaccredited program of professional nursing required

Experience: Minimum of two (2)years experience in Utilization Review or Quality Assurance. Minimumthree (3) years experience in a mental health related facility.Minimum five (5) years experience as a Registered Nurse in ahospital. Utilization Review experience preferred.



Licensure:
Current licensure as aRegistered Nurse (RN) in the state of Nevada.



Additional Requirements:
HandleWith Care and CPR certification within 90 days of employment

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