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Case Mgmt/UR Specialist

  • Job ID: 676000317
  • Status: Job Share
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Case Management
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


Case Mgmt/UR Specialist

Job Share 20 hours 3 days per week 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Posted: Dec 2, 2021


Acts as secretary for the Medical Director of Case Management and the Case Management Workgroup; Assists the Case Managers and Care Coordinators and performs all duties required by the program.



  • Monitors inpatient and MA outpatient cases to assure timely authorization as well as monitoring the OR schedule to assist in the elective precertification process.
  • Maintaining and organizing data on cases requiring in-house authorization.
  • Maintains detailed filing system according to payor source.
  • Completes reports required by Quality Insights of PA and Medical Assistance including HNN reporting.
  • Functions in duties of Secretary to Director in secretary's absence.
  • Functions as secretary to case managers and care coordinators; prepares worksheets to facilitate UR review activities.
  • Monitors daily ADT reports working in conjunction with the Medical Record Department to preserve statistical accuracy.
  • Data entry, filing and extensive communication regarding audits.
  • Functions as secretary to the hospital Case Management Workgroup including scheduling meetings and recording minutes



Education and Formal Training Required: Post high school education required in medical secretarial school or acceptable related field; Associates Degree preferred

Experience Required: Typing 50 WPM preferred.

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