Remote Behavioral Health UM RN

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Role description

Behavioral Health UM RN

Lead II – BPM


Who we are:

Founded in 2016, we’ve become a trusted and valued partner for health plans and providers. We offer a modern integrated ecosystem of healthcare operations, processes, and products, with inherent scalability, efficiency, and predictable outcomes. Our BPaaS delivery solutions work behind the scenes to manage our customers’ complex admin operations, giving them elbow room to focus on their members’ needs and well-being.

Bending cost curves, guaranteeing outcomes, finding paths through roadblocks – that’s our way of life. Our customers count on us to safely navigate them through deadlocks. We have a strong global presence and a dedicated workforce of 4000+ people spread across the world.

Our brand is built on strong foundations of simplicity, honesty, and leadership, and we stay inspired in our goal to unburden healthcare and ensure it reaches all, equitably and effectively.


You Are:

Telephonic coordination and delivery of clinical behavioral health services designed to meet the wellness and recovery needs of the consumer. In addition to performing prospective, concurrent and retrospective review of inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory and ancillary services to ensure medical necessity, appropriate length of stay, intensity of service and level of care, including appeal requests initiated by providers, facilities and members. May establish care plans and coordinate care through the health care continuum. This candidate will utilize clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.


The Opportunity:

·       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.

·       Review, research and authorize requests for authorization of elective, direct, ancillary, urgent, emergency, etc. services.

·       Contact appropriate medical and support personnel to identify and recommend alternative treatment, service levels, length of stays, etc. using approved clinical protocols.

·       Analyze, research, respond to and prepare documentation related to retrospective review requests and appeals in accordance with local, state and federal regulatory and designated accreditation (e.g. NCQA) standards.

·       Establish, coordinate and communicate discharge planning needs with appropriate internal and external entities.

·       Research and resolve issues related to benefits, member eligibility, non-elective and non-authorized services, coordination of benefits, care coordination, etc.

·       Develop and deliver targeted education for provider community related to policies, procedures, benefits, etc.

·       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.


This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position.  Other relevant essential functions may be required.


What you need:

·       Registered Nurse with current unrestricted Registered Nurse license required.

·       Certification in Case Management may be preferred based upon designated department assignment.

·       Continuous learning, as defined by the Company’s learning philosophy, is required.

·       Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.

·       EXPERIENCE: 2+ years of acute clinical experience as RN required.

·       One (1) year health insurance plan experience or managed care environment preferred.

·       1+ years Behavioral Health clinical experience 1+ years Managed Care of Utilization Management experience.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

·       Working knowledge of current industry Microsoft Office Suite PC applications.

·       Ability to apply clinical criteria/guidelines for medical necessity, setting/level of care and concurrent patient management.

·       Knowledge of current standard medical procedures/practices and their application as well as current trends and developments in medicine and nursing, alternative care settings and levels of service.

·       Knowledge of policies and procedures, member benefits and community resources.

·       Knowledge of applicable accreditation standards, local, state and federal regulations.

·       Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job based upon designated department assignment.


Compensation can differ depending on factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, education, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, UST Healthproof provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in various U.S. markets as set forth below.

Role Location: Remote

Compensation Range:  $65,000-$85,000


Our full-time, regular associates are eligible for 401K matching, and vacation accrual and are covered from day 1 for paid sick time, healthcare, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance benefits.



What We Believe

At UST HealthProof, we envision a bold future for American healthcare. Our values are the bedrock beliefs our organization holds dear. They not only define what our brand stands for but also serves as a compass guiding every action and decision.

Guiding Principles

These principles illuminate the path of ‘how’ we operate. They detail actions and behaviors we much embody to honor our values and achieve our goals.


Integrity is our currency to build relationships. We believe in being open and honest. It is only natural when we have nothing to hide. It demonstrates that we are here to do the right thing, no matter who is watching.


Everything that we do reflects our deep bonds with peers and customers. These aren’t mere transactions, but transformational ties. They shape our culture and decisions, affirming that our true value lies in the lives we touch and impact.


Simplifying complexity underlines everything we do – this approach is what makes us unique. We come with an open mind and straightforward approach, cutting our way to the core with measurable and actionable insights.


Taking ownership is about taking initiative, being in-charge and driving things to completion. It’s a brave choice to ‘own’ all aspects of our work, ensuring we take full responsibility for everything we handle.


A future possible only when health plans are free from administrative burdens so they can truly focus on what matters more – their members’ well-being.



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