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


Providence is calling a RN Coordinator - Utilization Review (0.6 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Portland Medical Center or Providence St. Vincent's Medical Center in Portland, OR.

The UR 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 2, 12 hour shifts per week (12pm - 12am) and fill in for one weekend/month. This position does also help pitch in on working some holidays.

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 of Science in Nursing (BSN), -or- a combination of education and applicable experience

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

  • 5 years of clinical experience in an acute adult medical/surgical care setting or 5 years of 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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 186563