Humana Utilization Management Nurse (Medicare) - Work at home (Eastern Time zone hours) in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Utilization Management Nurse utilizes clinical nursing skills to support the coordination, documentation and communication of medical services and/or benefit administration determinations. The Utilization Management Nurse work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Utilization Management Nurse 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. 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.
Hours are Mon-Fri 8-5 pm EST.
Active licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the (appropriate state) with no disciplinary action. Also the ability to obtain multi-state licensure as required.
2 or more years of prior clinical experience in an acute care, skilled or rehabilitation clinical setting
Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
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
Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
3-5 years Utilization management experience
Education: BSN or Bachelor's degree in a related field
Health Plan experience
Previous Medicare/Medicaid Experience
Call center or triage experience
Bilingual is a plus
- Hours for this role are: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm EST
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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