Utilization Review Specialist

Lake Worth FL


Praesum Healthcare

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Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Praesum Healthcare:
Position Title: Utilization Review Specialist

Founded in 2003, Praesum Healthcare provides administrative services for healthcare providers in key geographical locations throughout the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and Southeast regions. Praesum is an established leader in the healthcare industry. With a solid, growth-focused business model, strong finances, and expert management team, Praesum will continue to grow in the years to come. Praesum currently provides services to behavioral health facilities providing all levels of care from inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse detoxification, through SUD and mental health outpatient clinics, and several diagnostic reference laboratories.

Job description:
Perform duties to authorize and review utilization of mental health and substance abuse services provided in inpatient, outpatient and intermediate care settings.

• Initiate pre-certification and continued stay authorizations based on ASAM criteria
• Communicate directly with facility regarding patients’ needs and symptomology
• Maintain daily census scheduling all new admissions and concurrent reviews
• Input of authorizations and appropriate demographic information to EHR for billing purposes
• Completing “peer to peer” reviews and scheduling “Doctor to Doctor” reviews when needed
• Confirm insurance coverage of each patient
• Organize weekend census of all detox and residential patients for all our impatient facilities
• Collect all appropriate clinical data for each patient that requires precertification

• High School Diploma
• A minimum of 1-3 years of utilization review experience.
• Individual must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

• Full Time
• Wednesday - Sunday
• 8:30am to 5:00pm

• Hourly rate competitive with experience and location
• Bonus potential

Full time employees may be eligible for the following:
• Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and STD options
• Medical FSA and Dependent Care Account
• 401k with company match up to 2.5%
• Accrued PTO Plan
• Education reimbursement
• Career Advancement Opportunities

*** This job does NOT sponsor visa's and we are unable to consider out of country applicants ***

If you are interested in this opportunity or know someone that you respect who would be a good fit for this position, please email:
Chase - Director of Talent Acquisition
Ray - Executive Recruiter