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Clinical Care Reviewer – UM (Registered Nurse)
Ref No.: 18-29378
Location: North Charleston, South Carolina
Title:                                  Clinical Care Reviewer – UM (Registered Nurse)
Duration:                          Long Term assignment
Work Location:               North Charleston, SC
Job Description:
  • 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 nurse’s discretion to send 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 unit’s 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.
  • Registered Nurse.
  • Current state unrestricted RN license.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a related clinical setting.
  • Working knowledge of computers and programs such as internet search engines, Outlook, and Microsoft Office suite.
Education/ Certifications & Licenses:
  • Registered Nurse graduated from an accredited program.
  • BSN Preferred.
  • RN license.