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Clinical Care Reviewer - UM
Ref No.: 17-05757
Location: South field, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 07/24/2017 to 10/27/2017
Engagement Type: Contract Yes
Contract to Perm No
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Short Description: Clinical Care Reviewer - UM

Complete Description: 3 or more years experience in a related clinical setting.
Registered Nurse
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).


Clinical Care Reviewer UM

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the job is to:
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 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 unit’s business and uses clinical judgment in their application.




Job-Related Experience and Skills


Three to five years or more years experience in a related clinical setting.


Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse graduated from an accredited program .
Current unrestricted PA Practical Nurse license or PA Registered Nurse license.

Other Skills:

Competencies

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.