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RN Clinical Reviewer in Henrico, VA at KEPRO

Date Posted: 6/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Henrico, VA
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/17/2018

Job Description

KEPRO is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 1 billion people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.  KEPRO is recruiting for the following excellent career opportunity:

 Clinical Reviewer - RN


Utilizes clinical expertise for the review of medical records against appropriate criteria in conjunction with contract requirements, critical thinking and decision making skills to determine medical appropriateness, while maintaining production goals and QA standards. Ensures day-to-day processes are conducted in accordance with NCQA, URAC and other regulatory standards.


  • Reviews and interprets patient records and compares against criteria to determine medical necessity and appropriateness of care; determines if the medical record documentation supports the need for services.  
  • Determines approval or initiates a referral to the physician consultant and processes physician consultant decisions ensuring reason for the denial is described in sufficient detail on correspondence.
  • Abstracts review related data/information accurately and timely on appropriate review tool by the appropriate means. Accurate and timely submission of all administrative and review related documents to appropriate parties.
  • Performs ongoing reassessment of review process to offer opportunities for improvement and/or change.  
  • Foster positive and professional relationships and act as liaison with internal and external customers to ensure effective working relationships and team building in order to facilitate the review process.
  • Responsible for attending training and scheduled meetings and for maintenance and use of current/updated information for review.
  • Maintains medical records confidentiality at all times through proper use of computer passwords, maintenance of secured files, adherence to HIPAA polices.  
  • Utilizes proper telephone etiquette and judicious use of other verbal and written communications, following KEPRO policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Actively cross-trains to perform duties of other contracts within the KEPRO network to provide a flexible workforce to meet client/consumer needs.


Qualifications

  • Active unrestricted RN State clinical license required.
  • Graduation from an accredited Diploma, Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree Program
  • Minimum two years of clinical experience in an acute or med-surgical environment required  
  • Minimum of one year UR and/or Prior Authorization or related experience.    
  • Knowledge of InterQual criteria strongly preferred.  
  • Knowledge of current NCQA/URAC standards strongly preferred
  • Medical record abstracting skills required.  
  • Knowledge of the organization of medical records, medical terminology, and disease process required.
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.  
  • Flexibility and strong organizational skills needed.  
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and internet/web navigation

KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at www.kepro.com for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.  

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

                          

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