We are a local, non-profit managed care company that cares about the community we serve. Our health plan offers coverage through the Texas CHIP, STAR, and STAR Kids Medicaid programs to more than 130,000 members in the 6-county Tarrant service area (Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Parker, Hood, and Wise. We offer quality, affordable plans for low-income pregnant women and families with children, including those with significant medical complexity. Our network includes thousands of doctors, clinics, hospitals, and specialty service providers. Our member and provider satisfaction scores demonstrate our commitment to elevating every experience for our members, providers and staff.
The Manager of Utilization Management has the authority, accountability and responsibility for the supervision of the daily operations of the Utilization Management Program. Through effective leadership, motivation and coaching, the manager assures attainment of department key service and performance indicators..
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Bachelor degree in nursing required
Master’s degree in nursing, health care, administration or business preferred
A minimum of 5 years clinical experience, three years Utilization Management experience and two years of supervisory experience to include hiring, training and managing the performance of staff
A minimum of 7 years of experience working with vulnerable populations
Current unrestricted license to practice nursing in the State of Texas
***This position is located in Fort Worth, Texas***
About Fort Worth?
Fort Worth is a thriving city full of today's modern amenities, while keeping its small-town feel.
You will find:
Top-rated public and private schools.
Five world-class museums
A lively and entertainment packed downtown.
Many family-friendly annual events.
World-class performance arts.
Upscale, eclectic boutiques and other unique shop located downtown
A top-ranked zoo by Family Life magazine, Los Angeles Times and USA Today, plus a nature center and botanic garden.
Amazing resources are available in a city with an affordable cost of living
Internal Number: 50010-42619
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.