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
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.
RN highly preferred.
This position will require working 2-3 weekends a year.
Licenses/Certifications: Current state's LPN/LVN or RN license.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law. Associated topics: license, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, med surg, nurse iii, nurse iv, nurse lpn, nurses, practical nurse lpn, vocational nurse
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