Anthem, Inc. Nurse Reviewer (Associate or Level I) in Glendale, California
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At AIM Specialty Health (AIM), a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.
*****$5,000 Sign-On Bonus******
The Nurse Reviewer Associate or Nurse Reviewer I is responsible for conducting pre-authorization, out of network and appropriateness of treatment reviews for diagnostic imaging and other services by utilizing appropriate policies, clinical and department guidelines. They collaborate with healthcare providers to promote the most appropriate, highest quality and effective use of diagnostic imaging to ensure quality member outcomes, and to optimize member benefits. These positions typically require office training, but due to COVID our offices are currently closed. We have approval to offer remote/virtual training and these positions will work full-time remote from home. Location: Work from home Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm PST. Target Start Date: June 21st, 2021 Please note that the level offered is determined by the Hiring Manager based on experience. Nurse Reviewer (Associate or Level I)
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Receives pre-authorization requests from front-line intake
Conducts initial medical necessity clinical screening
Determines if initial clinical information presented meets medical necessity criteria or requires additional medical necessity review
Conducts initial medical necessity review of out of network pre-authorization requests for services requested outside of the client health plan network
Notifies ordering physician or rendering service provider office of the pre-authorization determination decision
Documents the results of the initial clinical review and determination in the pre-certification computer system
Maintains confidentiality of patient and provider specific information
Develops telephone service standards to meet departmental performance metrics
Nurse Reviewer (Associate or Level I) SHARED qualifications:
Current active, valid unrestricted RN license
Candidates must have good computer skills and solid typing speed and accuracy;
Knowledge of managed healthcare programs - HMO, PPO, and POS are preferred;
Familiarity with Utilization Management Guidelines preferred;
Familiarity with ICD-9 and CPT 4 coding preferred;
Nurse Reviewer Associate specific qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing;
Customer service experience is preferred;
Quality management and/or call center experience is a plus;
Any experience in clinical nursing experience is a plus.
Nurse Reviewer I specific qualifications:
3 + years recent clinical nursing experience in an ambulatory or hospital setting;
Previous utilization and/or quality management and/or call center experience is helpful.
All perspective candidates should have an access to the Internet with the following characteristics:
Minimum download speed of 10 megabytes per second (mbps) is required
Minimum upload speed of 3 megabytes per second (mbps) is required
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.