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Clinical Reviewer Immediate Advocacy (Remote)

Acentra Health

Harrisburg, pennsylvania


Job Details

Full-time

6/10/2024


Full Job Description

CNSI and Kepro are now Acentra Health! Acentra Health exists to empower better health outcomes through technology, services, and clinical expertise. Our mission is to innovate health solutions that deliver maximum value and impact.

 

Lead the Way is our rallying cry at Acentra Health. Think of it as an open invitation to embrace the company’s mission, actively engage in problem-solving, and take ownership of your work daily. Acentra Health offers you unparalleled opportunities. In fact, you have all you need to take charge of your career and accelerate better outcomes – making this a great time to join our team of passionate individuals dedicated to being a vital partner for health solutions in the public sector.

 

Acentra seeks a Clinical Reviewer Immediate Advocacy (Remote) to join our growing team.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Reviewer 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 policies
  • Utilizes proper telephone etiquette and judicious use of other verbal and written communications, following Acentra policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Actively cross-trains to perform duties of other contracts within the Acentra network to provide a flexible workforce to meet client/consumer needs

Why us?

 

We are a team of experienced and caring leaders, clinicians, pioneering technologists, and industry professionals who come together to redefine expectations for the healthcare industry. State and federal healthcare agencies, providers, and employers turn to us as their vital partner to ensure better healthcare and improve health outcomes.

We do this through our people.

 

You will have meaningful work that genuinely improves people's lives nationwide. Our company cares about our employees, giving you the tools and encouragement, you need to achieve the finest work of your career.

 

Thank You!

 

We know your time is valuable, and we thank you for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Acentra Health and invite you to apply to future openings that may interest you. Best of luck in your search!

 

~ The Acentra Health Talent Acquisition Team

 Visit us at Acentra.com/careers/

 

Requirements

  • Active unrestricted RN, Social Worker, or other applicable State and/or Compact State clinical license
  • 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
  • Minimum of one year UR and/or Prior Authorization or related experience
  • Medical record abstracting skills
  • Knowledge of the organization of medical records, medical terminology, and disease process
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and internet/web navigation

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Knowledge of InterQual criteria strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of current NCQA/URAC standards strongly preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Benefits

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Acentra Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State, or Local law.

 

Benefits

 

Benefits are a key component of your rewards package. Our benefits are designed to provide additional protection, security, and support for your career and life away from work. Our benefits include comprehensive health plans, paid time off, retirement savings, corporate wellness, educational assistance, corporate discounts, and more.  

 

Compensation

The pay rate for this position is $67,000 - $72,000 per year

“Based on our compensation philosophy, an applicant’s placement in the pay range will depend on various considerations, such as years of applicable experience and skill level.”

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