Organization: L.A. Care Health Plan
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Job Posted: September 8, 2023
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Supervisor, Utilization Management RN
Job Category: Clinical
Department: Utilization Management
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017
Position Type: Full Time
10074 Salary Range: $102,183.00 (Min.) - $132,838.00 (Mid.) - $163,492.00 (Max.)
Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.
Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.
The Supervisor of Utilization Management (UM) RN is responsible for executing the day-to-day operations of the UM department, and monitoring the Care Management (CM) staff’s responsibilities and activities. This includes, but not limited to, ensuring proper staffing and coverage; monitoring and evaluating departmental operations to ensure optimal efficiency, productivity, and effectiveness; documenting and appropriately addressing excellence or deviations in work, departmental, and organizational expectations; and conducting intermittent and annual performance evaluations. This role assists in triaging identified issues/problems and forming resolution within the scope of work/licensure. The Supervisor is a subject matter expert (SME) in Care/Case/Utilization Management and supporting regulations, policies, protocols, and procedures. This position serves as a formal and informal instructor, and escalates issues/concerns to the appropriate person when outside of their scope.
This position is responsible in assisting with and development and maintenance of a successful and cohesive unit, with high level of productivity and accuracy to achieve the department's overall performance metrics. The Supervisor ensures all functions of the UM department are operating in accordance with the organization's mission, values and strategic goals, which are focused on quality care delivery and continuous improvement; and are provided in a manner that is responsive and sensitive to the needs of LA Care's culturally diverse membership.
The position supports the UM Manager/Director. This role also assists UM Educator/Manager/Director in identification of training needs including, but not limited to, collaborating in development of programs, training materials, competency checklist, and orientation checklists necessary to meet education and training needs of UM staff. The position supervises all aspects of running an efficient team, including hiring, supervising, coaching, training, disciplining, and motivating direct-reports.
Salary Range Disclaimer: The expected pay range is based on many factors such as geography, experience, education, and the market. The range is subject to change.
L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including