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Concurrent Review Nurse I

Maryland Physicians Care Linthicum Heights, Maryland

As a member of the Centene Medical Management/Health Services team, you’ll help innovate and execute strategies that redefine the industry standard for improving the lives and health of people. We’re a team of skilled physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and health service experts who use our advanced clinical analytics to implement award winning programs, develop care, deliver partnerships, and work directly with our members to achieve outcomes that set us apart as industry leaders. Together, we’re transforming the health of communities, one person at a time.

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  • Good listener

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“Centene is an exciting company to work for, the pace at which we’re growing allows numerous advancement opportunities. Also, we foster an environment that supports and offers numerous leadership growth opportunities.”

- Esmeralda Baig, SVP Operations, Complex Care Products

“I enjoy the people and the flexibility of my role. As an onsite nurse, I have the pleasure of working with my team at Centene as well as the wonderful team at my onsite hospital.”

- Njeri Young, RN, Concurrent Review Nurse

“I assisted with one of the Provider fairs in the community. Seeing how much we care for our community and our patients was very eye opening.”

- Julie Boulch, Senior Manager of Medical Management Operations

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1130800

Category Clinical & Nursing
Schedule Full-time
Description:
Position Purpose:

  • Perform onsite review of emergent/urgent and continued stay requests for appropriate care and setting, following guidelines and policies, and approve services or forward requests to the appropriate Physician or Medical Director with recommendations for other determinations
  • Complete medical necessity and level of care reviews for requested services using clinical judgment and refer to Medical Directors for review depending on case findings
  • Collaborate with various staff within provider networks and discharge planning team electronically, telephonically, or onsite to coordinate member care
  • Conduct discharge planning
  • Educate providers on utilization and medical management processes
  • Provide clinical knowledge and act as a clinical resource to non-clinical team staff
  • Enter and maintain pertinent clinical information in various medical management systems
  • For New Hampshire and Massachusetts - home visits required
  • Qualifications:

    Promote the quality and cost effectiveness of medical care by applying clinical acumen and the appropriate application of policies and guidelines to emergent/urgent and continued stay reviews.

    Education/Experience: Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. 2+ years of clinical nursing experience. Acute care experience preferred Knowledge of healthcare and managed care preferred.

    Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s LPN/LVN or RN license. RN preferred.

     


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    Referral Specialist

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