Pool Case Manager Utilization Review
Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patents live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.
St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center has been providing behavioral health services since 1969. Our staff provide compassionate care using a holistic approach to children, adolescents, adults and seniors who require psychiatric and substance use care. Located in the heart of Phoenix, the Behavioral Health Center has 127 inpatient beds, a full spectrum of both inpatient and outpatient services, and an additional 20 inpatient geriatric beds located at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. We offer a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team working alongside underserved populations coping with complex behavioral health needs at varying levels of acuity.
Continuously collects data about the behavioral healthcare status of the patient in a systematic way to determine the need and type of care and treatment to be provided, and the need for further assessment. Validates the medical necessity of admission and ongoing services of patients in St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center and verifies or obtains authorization from third party payors. Identifies various levels of treatment available for the patient and makes recommendations to the treatment team members for follow up care.