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Providence Health & Services RN - Utilization Review Coordinator in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Utilization Review Coordinator (0.9 FTE, Evenings) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

The Utilization Review Coordinator applies concepts of the nursing process, such as identification of disease, facilitation of healing, health promotion, illness prevention and patient care delivery to each task, clinical review and/or quality improvement project. The role is responsible for reviewing all Medicare and Medicaid patients daily for medical necessity using the Interqual criteria.

Successful candidates will need to remain current on CMS utilization requirements to ensure compliance, be collaborative with MDs to ensure all the documented elements for inpatient status are present, and have a great eye for detail.

The UR Coordinator will work on a large, collaborative team and will work 3, 12 hours shifts per week from 12:00pm - 12:30am. This role will work a minimum of one weekend per month (both Saturday AND Sunday).

We do have several hospitals in the Portland service areas as well as Medford, OR and are open to discussing locations that differ from Providence St. Vincent as a "home base." If interested in this possibility, please inquire more with hiring manager in interview process.

In this position, you will:

  • Support the care of the patient through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate services and resources to maximize optimum outcomes.

  • Work collaboratively with the multiple disciplines, both internal and external to the organization, in effecting quality and cost-effective management of the patient care along the continuum.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon state Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • 5 years clinical experience in an acute adult medical/surgical care setting -or- 5 years current Utilization Review or Case Management experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of Utilization Review

  • Familiarity with insurance payors

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 238757