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Humana Utilization Management Nurse (Medicare) - Work at home (Eastern Time zone hours) in Lancaster, South Carolina

Description

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

Additional Information

  • Hours for this role are: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm EST

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

About Us

Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms –when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.

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