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Molina Healthcare
Long Beach, California; Los Angeles, California; Riverside, California
Job ID 2023419

For this position we are seeking a Nurse (LPN/ LVN)  with previous experience in Acute Care, Concurrent Review/ Utilization Review / Utilization Management and knowledge of Interqual / MCG guidelines. CALIFORNIA LICENSURE IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE IMMEDIATELY UPON HIRE. CALIFORNIA IS NOT A COMPACT STATE AT THIS TIME.

Excellent computer skills and attention to detail are very important to multi task between systems, talk with members on the phone, and enter accurate contact notes.  Virtual office skills are necessary to be collaborative between team members using MS Teams, videoconference, voice conferencing and email/ chat communications. This is a fast paced position and productivity is important. Home office with private desk area, and high speed internet connectivity required.

WORK SCHEDULE: 5 days / daytime work schedule M – F 8:30AM to 5:30PM PACIFIC, with some weekends and holidays.

This department operates 365 days a year and we need staff who can be flexible and willing to work some weekends and holidays.  This is a remote position, and you may work from home. Please consider that scheduling flexibility is important before you apply to this role.

Further Details to be discussed during our interview process.


Job Summary

Molina Healthcare Services (HCS) works with members, providers and multidisciplinary team members to assess, facilitate, plan and coordinate an integrated delivery of care across the continuum, including behavioral health and long-term care, for members with high need potential. HCS staff work to ensure that patients progress toward desired outcomes with quality care that is medically appropriate and cost-effective based on the severity of illness and the site of service.


  • Analyzes clinical service requests from members or providers against evidence based clinical guidelines.
  • Conducts inpatient reviews to determine financial responsibility for Molina Healthcare and its members. May also perform prior authorization reviews and/or related duties as needed.
  • Processes requests within required timelines.
  • Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, identifies appropriate benefits, eligibility and expected length of stay for requested treatments and/or procedures.
  • Refers appropriate cases to Medical Directors and presents them in a consistent and efficient manner.
  • Requests additional information from members or providers in consistent and efficient manner.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other clinical programs.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to promote Molina Care Model.
  • Adheres to UM policies and procedures.


Required Education

Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing. Associate degree in Nursing preferred.

Required Experience

3+ years hospital acute care/medical experience.

Required License, Certification, Association

Active, unrestricted State Licenses Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license in good standing.

State Specific Requirements:

IL Qualifications: Licensed within the state of Illinois or will apply for licensure within the state of Illinois within 30 days of employment

Preferred Experience

Recent hospital experience in Medical or ER unit.

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

Pay Range: $21.6 – $46.81 / HOURLY
*Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.

About Us

Molina Healthcare is a nationwide fortune 500 organization with a mission to provide quality healthcare to people receiving government assistance. If you are seeking a meaningful opportunity in a team-oriented environment, come be a part of a highly engaged workforce dedicated to our mission. Bring your passion and talents and together we can make a difference in the lives of others. Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full TimePosting Date: 11/27/2023