Registered Nurse Utilization Management Behavioral Health - Full Time, Egg Harbor Twp, New Jersey

Created 06/10/2024
Reference 242076102
Country United States
State New Jersey
City Egg Harbor Twp
Zip 08232
Salary -
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Egg Harbor Twp, NJ



REQ_NUM: 10-34831

Department: APG Behavioral Health

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? No

Job Category: Nursing

Location: Egg Harbor Twp

Weekends Required? No

TITLE: Utilization Management Nurse Behavioral Health

JOB CODE: # 7073



DATE: 03/23


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Current licensure as a nurse in the State of New Jersey/ or compact licensed with New Jersey


The Utilization Management Behavioral Health is responsible for the overall Utilization Management process for assigned patient population. This includes reviewing clinical information to determine the appropriate level of care assignment, along with the completion and submission of reviews to insurance payers with appropriate follow-up. The Utilization Management staff utilizes designated criteria/guidelines to determine and document the medical necessity and appropriate level of care. This position a nalyzes clinical information received to facilitate authorization from insurance providers, maximize reimbursement by preventing denials, and ensures clinical data is sufficient to obtain an authorization. This position ensures that the obligation for clinical review is met according to the payer contracts and validates the accuracy of insurance information in the system. The Utilization Management staff is knowledgeable of the payer contracting arrangements, admission notification and clinical review requirements, as well as the regulatory and compliance requirements for government payers regarding clinical reviews and medical necessity. This role ensures that appropriate and accurate information is placed into the patient accounting system for processing of payment. This role also provides notification of denial issues and potential avoidance of a denial, along with changes in insurance information to all appropriate areas (e.g. clinical team, Patient Accounting). The Utilization Management staff supports Behavioral Health Service Line improvement initiatives within ambulatory, hospitals and the medical staff structure to ensure effective and timely performance improvement. This role Participates in UR Committee work as requested.


EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. RN or LPN. Bachelor’s in nursing preferred. Case Management certification preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current licensure as a nurse in the State of New Jersey/ or compact licensed with New Jersey

EXPERIENCE: Prior case management/insurance case management experience preferred. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.


Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.


This position requires desk/computer work a majority of the time. There is some standing, walking and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.


This position reports to department leadership.

The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


Employer AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

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