Remote Stars & Quality LPN Nurse Coordinator (LPN)

Job Overview

  • Clinical License LPN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the effective and sufficient support of all Utilization Management activities to include review of inpatient and outpatient medical services for medical necessity and appropriateness of setting according to established policies and compliance guidelines.
  • Uses an established set of criteria to evaluates and authorize the medical necessity of services.
  • Provide notification of decisions in accordance with compliance guidelines.
  • Coordinate with Medical Directors when services do not meet criteria or require additional review.
  • Participation in staff meetings, regular trainings and other collaborative meetings as appropriate.
  • Works with management team to achieve operational objectives and financial goals.
  • Supports teams across UM Department as needed.
  • Active participation and completion of all required trainings.
  • Maintain Required Licensures.
  • Adherence to regulatory and departmental timeframes for review of requests
  • Meet/exceed department Turn Around time, daily established productivity goals, and service levels
  • Proficient knowledge of policies and procedures, Medicare, HIPPA and NCQA standards;
  • Professional demeanor and the ability to work effectively within a team or independently;
  • Flexible with the ability to shift priorities when required
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse LPN or Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN.
  • Minimum 2-3 years clinical experience.
  • Experience in regulated managed care setting preferred
  • Strong Customer orientation
  • Strong organizational, planning, and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of insurance industry, medical coding (CPT/HCPCS/ICD-10), and overall claims process a plus
  • Knowledge of National Coverage Determinations, Local Coverage Determinations and MCG criteria are a plus.
  • Excellent time management skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with nursing staff, physicians, nurse practitioners and other health workers involved in the care of a member
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities, and effectively adapt and respond to complex, fast-paced, rapidly growing, and results-oriented environments
  • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment and to promote team concepts
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office including SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

For this position, we anticipate offering an hourly rate of $22 – $33, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we’ll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the “Life at Cigna” tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careers

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

 

 

 

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