Remote Utilization Management Nurse Consultant – RN, WA

CVS Health

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WA – Work from home
Full time
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Position Summary

This Utilization Management (UM) Nurse Consultant role is 100% remote, and the candidate can live in any state, however; preference will be given to those in Pacific Time Zone or willing to work Pacific Time Zone hours.


As a Utilization Management Nurse Consultant, you will utilize clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. You would be responsible for ensuring the member is receiving the appropriate care at the appropriate time and at the appropriate location, while adhering to federal and state regulated turn-around times. This includes reviewing written clinical records.


The UM Nurse Consultant job duties include (not all encompassing):

-Reviews services to assure medical necessity, applies clinical expertise to assure appropriate benefit utilization, facilitates safe and efficient discharge planning and works closely with facilities and providers to meet the complex needs of the member.

-Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

-Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options to facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members

-Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure, and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation along the continuum of care

-Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate care/treatment

-Identifies members for referral opportunities to integrate with other products, services and/or programs

-Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services and benefit utilization

-Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function.

Required Qualifications

  • Active and unrestricted RN licensure in the state of residence.
  • Must be willing to obtain CA state RN license upon hire. (Paid for by the company)
  • 2+ years of acute hospital clinical experience as an RN with preference for medical-surgical and ICU experience (team is not accepting applicants whose only acute care experience is in behavioral health)
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm in the time zone of residence. Late shift requirement until 9:00pm EST on a rotating basis. Rotating weekend shift requirement Saturday only 1-2 times a quarter, once completing training. Holiday rotation per the need of the department (typically 1 holiday per year).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to those in Pacific Time Zone or willing to work Pacific Time Zone hours.
  • 1+ years’ experience Utilization Review experience
  • 1+ years’ experience Managed Care
  • Strong telephonic communication skills
  • 1+ years’ experience with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with computers toggling between screens while using a keyboard and speaking to customers.
  • Ability to exercise independent and sound judgment, strong decision-making skills, and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective organizational and time management skills required
  • Ability use a computer station and sit for extended periods of time



  • Associate Degree in Nursing Required
  • BSN preferred



Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:


$29.10 – $62.31


This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls.  The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors.  This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities.  The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits.  Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees.  The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners.  As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.  

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We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 06/19/2024