Remote Clinical Review Nurse – Concurrent Review, AZ

Centene

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Business Area: Clinical & Care Management
Job Type: Full time
Date Posted: Jan 22 2024
Job Number: 1484322

Description

You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members as a clinical professional on our Medical Management/Health Services team. Centene is a diversified, national organization offering competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Must reside within the state of Arizona.

Position Purpose: Performs concurrent reviews, including determining member’s overall health, reviewing the type of care being delivered, evaluating medical necessity, and contributing to discharge planning according to care policies and guidelines. Assists evaluating inpatient services to validate the necessity and setting of care being delivered to the member.

  • Performs concurrent reviews of member for appropriate care and setting to determine overall health and appropriate level of care
  • Reviews quality and continuity of care by reviewing acuity level, resource consumption, length of stay, and discharge planning of member
  • Works with Medical Affairs and/or Medical Directors as needed to discuss member care being delivered
  • Collects, documents, and maintains concurrent review findings, discharge plans, and actions taken on member medical records in health management systems according to utilization management policies and guidelines
  • Works with healthcare providers to approve medical determinations or provide recommendations based on requested services and concurrent review findings
  • Assists with providing education to providers on utilization processes to ensure high quality appropriate care to members
  • Provides feedback to leadership on opportunities to improve appropriate level of care and medically necessity based on clinical policies and guidelines
  • Reviews member’s transfer or discharge plans to ensure a timely discharge between levels of care and facilities
  • Collaborates with care management on referral of members as appropriate
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards

Education/Experience: Requires Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2 – 4 years of related experience.

Clinical knowledge and ability to determine overall health of member including treatment needs and appropriate level of care preferred.
Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations preferred.
Knowledge of utilization management processes preferred.

License/Certification:

  • LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – State Licensure required

Preferred:

  • Acute care experience preferred
  • RN license preferred

Pay Range: $24.52 – $43.99 per hour

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package: Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility, Competitive pay, Paid time off including holidays, Health insurance coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) and stock purchase plans, Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development.

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual’s skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.