Remote Nurses- MUST have Work Comp/UR experience- Work Remotely (LPN/LVN, RN)

Job Overview

  • Clinical License LPN, RN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Full job description

**** MUST HAVE WORK COMP/UR/PREAUTH EXPERIENCE****

Only applicants with WC experience will be considered

We are looking for a Utilization Review Nurse. The individual should be interested in non-direct patient care setting. Experience working within the workers compensation insurance/medical industry preferred.

The Utilization Review Nurse (UR Nurse) performs medical necessity review of proposed, concurrent, or retrospective clinical services for injured workers in conjunction with specific state jurisdictional requirements. The UR Nurse determines medical necessity of these services by utilizing clinical expertise, judgment, and established medical criteria. Performs quality assurance review of peer review reports, correspondences, addendums or supplemental reviews. We are looking for an individual who is seeking to be challenged, pays close attention to detail, able to work independently, is well versed with treatment guidelines, and is able to meet deadlines. Candidates should be a RN or LVN with experience in claims industry, specifically Workers Compensation, and possess a strong desire to learn and grow.

Experience/Abilities:

  • 1-2 of related clinical nursing or case management experience
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Claims/Medical Terminology and Utilization Review/Peer Review background.
  • Ability to research and document clearly.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Registered Nurse (RN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/PRN licensing required.
  • Job skills must include excellent communication and grammar skills, critical thinking skills, and ability to manage time efficiently and meet stringent time frames.

Job Description:

  • Review complex workers compensation medical treatment requests to ensure accordance with evidence based medical treatment guidelines, which are generally recognized by the national medical community and are scientifically based.
  • Research claim file in relation to the requested medical treatment while interpreting medical reports/claims summaries and applies appropriate established guidelines to requested treatment. Refers treatment requests, which do not meet guidelines, for peer review and determination.
  • Performs quality assurance of file reviews submitted by physician reviewers.
  • Ensures clear, concise, evidence-based rationales have been provided in support of all recommendations and/or determinations
  • Ensures that all client instructions and specifications have been followed and that all questions have been addressed
  • Ensures each review is supported by clinical citations and references when applicable and verifies that all references cited are current and obtained from reputable medical journals and/or publications
  • Ensures the content, format, and professional appearance of the reports are of the highest quality and in compliance with company standards
  • Ensures reports meet state and federal medical necessity mandates, client specifications and company protocols.
  • May evaluate physician specialty assignment and guidelines application based on work comp guidelines or assist in the analysis of peer reviews.
  • Prepare and respond to client inquires, identifying areas for confirmation and clarity.
  • Monitor file activity to ensure time requirements are met.
  • Maintain records by reviewing notes; logging events and noting progress of work.
  • Ability and confidence to speak with physicians and clients regarding the content of their medical peer reviews.
  • Communicate inconsistencies and/or inaccuracies based on medical documentation and/or state guidelines.
  • Improve team’s competence by providing resources; balancing file requirements within the client specifications all within company procedures and guidelines.

**** MUST HAVE WORK COMP/UR/PREAUTH EXPERIENCE****

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Work Comp/UR: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: Remote

 

 

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