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Humana Telephonic UM Nurse (RN) - Work at Home, Mountain or Pacific Time Zones (UT, ID, OR, WA) in Vancouver, Washington

Description

The Utilization Management Nurse 2 utilizes clinical nursing skills to support the coordination, documentation and communication of medical services and/or benefit administration determinations. The Utilization Management Nurse 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.

Responsibilities

Creating Healthy Communities is good for the Soul. Join Us! The Telephonic Utilization Management Nurse 2 uses clinical knowledge, communication skills, and independent critical thinking skills towards interpreting criteria, policies, and procedures to provide the best and most appropriate treatment, care or services for members.

  • Coordinates and communicates with providers, members, or other parties to facilitate optimal care and treatment

  • Coordinates and communicates with providers, members, or other parties to facilitate appropriate discharge planning including to assist with social determinants and closing gaps

  • Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas

  • Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed

  • Follows established guidelines/procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Active RN license in the state(s) in which the nurse is required to practice

  • 3-5 years of nursing clinical experience

  • Must have good typing skills and proficiency using MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

  • Ability to work independently under general instructions and with a team

  • Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role). A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 10x1 (10mbs download x 1mbs upload) is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mountain or Pacific Time zone residency preferred

  • Education: BSN or Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • Post-acute experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility, IRF or LTAC a plus

  • Health Plan experience

  • Previous Medicare experience a plus

  • Previous experience with MCG

  • Previous experience in utilization management or related activities reviewing criteria to ensure appropriateness of care, discharge planning and/or rehab

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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