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Pre Service Medical Review Nurse
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Information Technology company
ContractContract to Permanent
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
Permanent US residency required
W-2 only
Jacksonville, FL
ContractContract to Permanent
This posting is no longer accepting new applicants


The Medical Review Nurse RN reviews, authorizes, coordinates, and responds to requests for services for company members. This position also communicates telephonically with providers and their offices, and occasionally with members. Makes decisions based on established policies and procedures, company's medical coverage guidelines, benefits, InterQual criteria, nursing knowledge. Refers cases to the company's medical directors for potential denial.

Essential Functions

  • Review and authorize, as appropriate, phone/fax referral/authorization and clinical form requests per established criteria meeting compliance standards and timeframes
  • Review all requests not approved by the non-clinical support rep to determine benefit coverage and medical necessity
  • Review cases and potential denials with the Medical Directors
  • Research requests not clearly meeting established criteria
  • Assist the Prior Authorization non-clinical reps with the Prior Authorization process
  • Coordinate and maintain complete written documentation on all prior authorization’s requests.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as Claims, UM, Quality, Disputes/Appeals, and other external vendors.
  • Log into phone queue to service providers
  • Answer inbound calls regarding authorizations within established time frame
  • Document contact information in electronic medical record system
  • Maintain productivity
  • Handle calls professionally
  • Provide accurate prior authorization information to provider offices

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Experience with prior authorization
  • Experience applying nationally recognized criteria, including InterQual
  • Knowledge of Medicare regulations and guidelines
  • Computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft Office suite
  • Previous experience within a call-center environment
  • Ability to navigate through multiple systems and screens to resolve authorization or medical review requests
  • Talking and typing simultaneously
  • Effective time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to use electronic medical record and claims systems
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Work cooperatively, positively, and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • Work respectfully and positively with others
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work tasks to adhere to deadlines and identified time frames
  • Ability to think analytically and make decisions
  • Ability to manage large workload

Required Experience:
0-2 years related work experience

Required Education:
Highschool Diploma or GED

Required Licenses and Certifications:
RN - Florida State Licensure

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Medical Records
1 - 3100%
Nursing
1 - 3100%
Microsoft Excel
1 - 375%
Admin
Any50%
Compliance
Any25%
HEDIS
Any25%
Home Health
Any25%
inbound calls
Any25%
Medicare
Any25%
Microsoft Office
Any25%