Job Title: Clinical Care Reviewer - UM (Non-Member Facing)
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Duration: 6 Months
Under the direction of the unit Supervisor, the Clinical Care Reviewer is responsible for completing medical necessity reviews.
Using clinical knowledge and nursing experience, the nurse reviews provider requests for inpatient and outpatient services, working closely with members and providers to collect all information necessary to perform a thorough medical necessity review. It is within the nurses discretion to pend requests for additional information and/or request clarification.
The nurse will use his/her professional judgment to evaluate the request to ensure that appropriate services are approved and recognize care coordination opportunities and refer those cases as needed.
The nurse will apply medical health benefit policy and medical management guidelines to authorize services and appropriately identify and refer requests to the Medical Director when guidelines are not met.
The nurse will maintain current knowledge and understanding of the laws, regulations, and policies that pertain to the organizational units business and uses clinical judgment in their application.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Self-directed/Ability to work independently.
Excellent decision making skills.
Excellent time management skills, prioritizing work and meeting timelines.
Ability to advocate for member/member family needs.
Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
Obtains continuing education required to maintain professional licensure.
Ability to achieve required performance results on all audits and Inter Rater Reliability (Peer to Peer). Physical Effort/Working Conditions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Primarily works in a climate controlled office based setting. May require driving or commuting to health care facilities.
Some positions may require a large amount of walking within the health care facility.
Registered Nurse or LPN
Current unrestricted PA Practical Nurse license or PA Registered Nurse license.
Valid Drivers License and reliable automobile transportation for on-site assignments and off-site work related activities
3 or more years experience in a related clinical setting.
Education: Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse graduated from an accredited program.
Certifications and Licenses:
Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse graduated from an accredited program
Registered Nurse License
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