One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is a 116 bed facility located in the beautiful residential Kingwood community.Â We are located about 30 miles northeast of the Houston Medical Center.Â The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services.Â We serve children, adolescents, and adults for psychiatric and behavioral health.Â The hospital also has services in intensive outpatient and partial hospital program services.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Utilization Review Coordinator. The Utilization Review Coordinator performs admission and continued-stay reviews; position also performs discharge planning to patients.
Key Responsibilities Includes:
Performs reviews for appropriateness of admission and continued stay.
Serves as liaison with medical staff and other clinical departments.
Contacts third-party payers to obtain benefits for admission and continued stay.
Appeals inappropriate reimbursement denials.
Provides timely and appropriate discharge plans for patients.
Maintains documentation of discharge services provided.
Keeps psychiatrists and treatment team informed of discharge plans.
Attends weekly physician meetings to give/gain information regarding discharge plans of patients.
Attends team and therapy meetings; to provide consultation to treatment team.
Determines patient discharge needs within managed care counseling.
Keeps a data base of referral sources.
This Opportunity Provides The Following:
UHS is a challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan