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Orthopedic Prior Authorization RN - Telecommute - 934079

White Plains, NY 10601 Work Remotely
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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We're making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. As aPrior Authorization/Preservice Review RNwithOrthoNet, a non-integrated entity to UnitedHealth Group, you'll support a diverse member population with education, advocacy and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Apply today!

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ThePrior Authorization/Preservice Review RNis directly responsible to either the Manager or Director of Medical Management depending upon their job location and program that they are managing, and has the administrative responsibility for the overall direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and examination of the medical care of the member assigned to them.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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    Review of Musculoskeletal (MSK) care evaluations and progress reports to determine if medical necessity has been met or refer to Medical Directors when clinical information does not meet clinical criteria for either initial or continued authorization

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    Review documentation submitted to support the medical necessity of the request

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    Ensure clinical information submitted for peer review and entered into patients electronic record is the most accurate and up to date

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    Interacting with the physician to ensure the most appropriate and highest quality of care is recommended

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    Preparation and filing of reports, outcome data, and records needed by OrthoNet

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    Collaborate with Contract Assistants working on their team to ensure that responses to authorization requests are responded to within Regulatory time frames

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    Maintains contact and communicates with insurance companies to apprise them of case activity, case direction or receive authorization services

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    Maintains contact with all parties involved in case necessary for case management for the client

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    Acts as clinical resource/educator for the multi-disciplinary health care team on an ongoing basis in order to maximize quality of patient care as well as effectively manage length of stay and utilization resources as appropriate

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    Adheres to all documentation and performance guidelines

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    Other duties as assigned

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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Current, unrestricted RN license in your State of Residence (May be willing to consider equivalent work experience in lieu of RN License)
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  • 5+ years of hands on clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting, acute care, direct care experience or experience as a telephonic Case Manager for an insurance company
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  • 1+ yearof prior authroization/preservice reviewexperience
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  • 1+ years of Musculoskeletal and/or Orthopedic experience
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  • Demonstrate a proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
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  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
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  • Attention to detail, organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success
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  • Designated work space and access to install secure high speed Internet via cable / DSL in home
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employee must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • BSN
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  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
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  • Compact RN license
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  • Pain Management experience
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  • Telephonic case management experience
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  • Milliman (MCG), CMS and / or InterQual experience
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  • Managed Care
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  • Willing and able to obtain additional State RN Licensure(s), if necessary
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Answer the call to use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients. Join us and start doingyour life's best work.(sm)UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 7, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

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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 doyour life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The hourlyrange for Colorado residents is $25.63 to $45.72.Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Keywords: Orthopedic, RN, Registered Nurse, Utilization Review, Utilization Management, Prior Authorization, Medicare, Duals, Telecommute, Work from home

Posted: 2021-06-22 Expires: 2021-08-20

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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