Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at UnitedHealthcare and help us reinvent the health system. This can be your opportunity to take on a role that helps us offer a higher level of care than you'll find anywhere else. Put your skills and talents to work in an effort that is seriously shaping the way health care services are delivered. You will discuss cases with treating physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure our members receive the proper health services. You will be required to maintain communication with acute long-term care, acute rehabilitation, or skilled nursing facilities in order to help patients through their care plan. This is an exciting opportunity at a truly inspired organization. Join us. This can be the start of your life's best work.(sm)
What makes your nursing career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You will work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
If you are located in the state of Tennessee, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Perform clinical coverage review services, which require interpretation of state and federal mandates, applicable benefit language, and consideration of relevant clinical information
Function as a member of a self-directed team to meet specific individual and team performance metrics
Ability to communicate in writing and verbally, all types of benefit determinations including decisions regarding coverage guidelines, contractual limitations and reimbursement determinations
Telephonic discussion with health care providers and / or members to explain benefit coverage determinations and to obtain additional clinical information
Acts as a resource for others with less experience
Work independently and collaborating with Medical Directors and non-clinical partners
Adapt to a highly changing environment and a heavy case load
This position may require a Monday thru Friday schedule that may require flex weekends, rotating weekends or a flexible schedule. A Tuesday thru Saturday schedule may also be available. Specific locations may require the candidate to start as office based or reside within a specific state. This is an hourly position that is non-exempt and overtime eligible.
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Current unrestricted Compact State RN license in the state of residency
3+ years total RN experience including clinical experience in an inpatient / acute setting
Demonstrate a proficiency in computer skills - Windows, Instant Messaging, Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
Exemplary clinical documentation skills; critical thinking skills
Must dedicated, distraction-free, space for home office
Access to install secure high-speed internet (minimum speed 1.5 download mps & 1 upload mps) via cable / DSL in home (wireless / cell phone provider, satellite, microwave, etc. does NOT meet this requirement)
NLC (Nurse License Compact) RN license or have an RN license in an eNLC state and can apply
Background involving utilization review for an insurance company or experience in case management
Familiarity with Milliman Care Guidelines or Interqual
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
The ability to work seamlessly and independently in multiple computer platforms
Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and acumen of Microsoft Office products
The ability to be flexible and willing to adapt to an ever-changing environment
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:
- All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Preservice Review, Nurse, RN, Prior Authorization, Telecommute, Tennessee