Remote Sr Utilization Management Nurse RN


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Requisition Number: 2190784
Job Category: Nursing
Primary Location: Fort Worth, TX
(Remote considered)

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

There’s an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Can you feel it? Bring that energy to a role that helps us offer a higher level of care than you’ll find anywhere else. Put your skills and talents to work in an effort that is seriously shaping the way health care services are delivered.

As a Sr Utilization Management Nurse, you will be responsible for ensuring proper utilization of our health services. This means you will be tasked with assessing and interpreting member needs and identifying solutions that will help our members live healthier lives. This is an inspiring job at a truly inspired organization. Ready for a new path?

What makes your nursing career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You will work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you’ll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Perform utilization management, utilization review
  • Perform prospective review utilizing criteria which can include company guidelines and/or State mandates
  • Discuss requests with treating physicians and other healthcare professionals to better understand plan of care
  • Identify and evaluate delays in care
  • Gather clinical information to assess and expedite care needs following company policies
  • Ensure compliance with Relevant Processes, Procedures and Regulations
  • Demonstrate business/Industry Knowledge
  • Drive effective clinical Decisions within a business environment
  • Maintain appropriate legal documentation within operating platform
  • Consult with the Medical Director as needed to troubleshoot difficult or complex cases and if medical necessity criteria is not met
  • Participate in telephonic (WebEx) staff meetings and on-line learning
  • Other duties and responsibilities, not specifically described, may be defined or assigned that is consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities of the incumbent by management


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of Residence
  • Willingness and ability to obtain additional licensures as needed
  • 3+ years of RN experience in a fertility clinic
  • 1+ years demonstrated leadership background (can include mentorship or committee involvement)
  • 1+ years of experience as an UM RN in a managed care setting performing fertility benefit and medical necessity reviews
  • Proven computer proficiency, to include solid data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Compact License
  • Managed care

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy