Utilization Nurse/Community Outreach Promoter

Requisition Number: 2022-4051

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Hot Springs, AR

Overview

Signet Health is actively recruiting for an outgoing BSN to head up the position of Community Education Promoter/Utilization Reviewer for our program in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  This program is for a 16-bed senior adult inpatient unit at CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas.   

Salary range for this position is between $65,000 - $70,000, depending on experience. Competitive market compensation package.  Local promotional travel reimbursed. Within the compensation package includes health-life-dental-vision insurances; long/short-term disability, education reimbursement, generous PTO just to name a few.

This position will serve as a bridge providing education support between the program and community through various ways. This position will also implement referral development strategies that result in a positive community image while assisting the facility in meeting its goals.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct community needs assessment for community outreach and business development efforts in facilities and agencies throughout the area. 
  • Serve as the liaison between referral providers and the Behavioral Health unit to develop referral relationships.
  • Report to and coordinate with the program director, as it pertains to promoting hospital/unit events within the community.
  • Oversee and maintain the Utilization Review Program for the 16-bed geriatric psychiatry unit.
  • Conduct patient assessments of referral patients for appropriate admission criteria and provide referral follow-ups.
  • Maintain daily census records as well as data entry for all admissions, discharges, referrals, and generation of reports.  

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • BSN required.
  • Related experience in behavioral health community outreach and business development. 
  • Utilization experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of teams and personalities.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Knowledge and skill with common office software applications.

EOE - We are committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Hospital/Program Description

About CHI St. Vincent Hospital. Hot Springs HospitalInpatient Senior Behavioral Health Unit

We are here to help you care for your loved ones as they age. Sometimes they may need more help than you can provide alone. Mental illness occurs in 10-20% of individuals over the age of 55. Our trained, dedicated staff is ready to help.

With more than 280 licensed beds, CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, Hot Springs, AR is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization serving the health care needs of Hot Springs, Ark., and surrounding communities. Our Behavioral Health unit is a 16-bed unit providing psychiatric services to senior adults. 

We have a Rehabilitation Hospital on our South Campus in partnership with Encompass Health and we are Level 2 Trauma Center designation serving not only the Hot Springs area, but also the entire Southwest Arkansas region.

 

Our awards include:

  • 5-Star Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • "A" Grade from Leapfrog Group for Hospital Safety
  • Arkansas Business Best Places to Work in 2020 & 2019