First Advantage Corporation is currently seeking a part-time Medical Review Officer. The Medical Review Officer acts as a gatekeeper and advocate for the accuracy and integrity of First Advantage MRO?s drug testing review process. Communicates with donors and laboratories in order to determine if legitimate explanations exist for substance abuse test results that are confirmed to be positive, adulterated, or invalid. Downgrades or cancels drug tests under appropriate circumstances. Provides quality assurance review of the testing process based on industry knowledge and expertise.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES:
Interpret and report results of drug testing for Department of Transportation (DOT), federal, and non-DOT clients consistent with Federal and DOT statutes and regulations and/or First Advantage MRO?s written Standard Operating Procedures. Review documentation for possible errors, interview donors who have non-negative results over the phone, and determine if a legitimate medical explanation exists to explain a non-negative lab report.
Provide feedback to laboratory and collection site representatives regarding performance problems, as needed. Includes auditing DOT negative Custody and Control Forms quarterly. Provide feedback to clients and tested persons on problem cases. Consult with federal agency representatives on issues. Provide information to federal agency representatives on reviewed cases. Provide expert witness testimony, as required.
Review and sign-off on administrative documents that require MRO review, such as memorandums to correct errors, prescription faxes, and medical records.
Work closely with the Chief MRO and MRO support personnel to safeguard the accuracy and integrity of the medical review process. Suggest improvements to processes and submit new ideas, discuss the functionality of proposed products and potential enhancements, and provide feedback on updates to procedures prior to implementation.
Keep up to date on changes in applicable Federal and DOT laws, regulations and state laws, First Advantage's MRO manual updates, technology enhancements, and MRO practices.
Can work remotely with FADV provided equipment. However, ideal candidate would be local to the Chicago area so that they can go into the Bolingbrook office from time to time. This is not a requirement, just preferred.
The candidate is required to work 3pm - 7 pm CST for a required 20 hours per week but can work additional hours up to 30 hours per week.
The first week of work will require that the MRO travel to Bolingbrook, IL (Chicagoland) for a full week of training. Travel will be arranged by the FADV travel partner and expenses will be covered.