Senior Clinical Reviewer (RN/SR MRE) - 300065

Kansas City, MO
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Mar 01, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Clinical Reviewer is responsible for reviewing documentation, making clinical determinations for payment supporting claims or prior authorization requests submitted to Medicare (Durable Medical Equipment, Professional, and/or Institutional) and/or Medicaid, and providing applicable education. This position applies clinical knowledge to assess and ensure services/items billed are reasonable and necessary, supported by national and local policies, are under accepted billing and coding practices, and meet standards of medical care.

Key Performance Indicators
  • Ability to review claims in a timely and accurate manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of Medicare & Medicaid regulations

Essential Functions

Senior Clinical Reviewer

FLSA Category: Exempt - Learned Professional

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities
  • Meets performance standards, quality measures, and production standards.
  • Prioritizes workload.
  • Reviews, researches, and analyzes medical records.
  • Makes independent payment determinations based on Medicare/Medicaid regulations.
  • Collaborates with peers and leadership.
  • Maintains clinical and Medicare/Medicaid related knowledge.
  • Attends and actively participates in meetings.
  • Provides recommendations for action based on reviews.
  • Identifies, creates, and provides education/training to providers/suppliers/peers on review findings and Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.
  • Evaluates processes and communicates necessary enhancements.
  • Serves as a resource for the team.
  • Enhances and develops processes.
  • May perform quality/accuracy reviews.
  • May develop and conduct effective staff training.
  • Rederterminations Only: Reviews complex appeals.
  • Answers questions, resolves problems, and provides constructive feedback to staff.
  • Represents team in various internal and external meetings.
  • Facilitates internal and external meetings.
  • Provides team/staff leadership and support.
  • Completes reporting and analysis for various internal and external reports.
  • Motivates and engages staff.

Non-Essential Duties and Functions

Senior Clinical Reviewer

Other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

Senior Clinical Reviewer
  • Current RN license or other professional medical license as outlined in the statement of work (SOW) for the state of employment.
  • 2 years' clinical experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Specific Departments Only: Working knowledge of 6 specialties and/or overpayments
  • Demonstrated proficiency as a Clinical Reviewer or equitable position
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
  • Demonstrated efficiency/innovative thinking

Preferred Qualifications:

Senior Clinical Reviewer
  • Bachelors of Science (BSN) in Nursing or willing to obtain within 2 years
  • 3 years of clinical experience
  • Knowledge of Medicare or Medicaid regulations
  • Knowledge of CPT/HCPCS and ICD codes
  • CPC, CIC, COC (or other) coding certification or willingness to obtain within 2 years
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Prior project management, quality assessment/control and management experience
  • Prior experience developing and providing effective training

Environment and Cognitive/Physical Demands
  • Office Environment
  • Ability to read, hear, speak, keyboard, reason, communicate effectively and problem solve
  • Requires prolonged sitting and telephone usage
  • Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, telephones, copiers and printers
  • Infrequent lifting up to 15 pounds
  • Infrequent stooping
  • Travel required up to 25% for both positions

Segregation of Duties

Every employee is responsible to perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with Noridian values, policies and procedures, including but not limited to, Segregation of Duties Principles, HIPAA Security and Privacy, CMS requirements, the Noridian Compliance Program, and any other applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Other Information

Job Posting Policy 6.05

New employees with Noridian Healthcare Solutions will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside your department, you must attain a minimum of six months of service before you can apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

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This job posting will be closed 02/28/2018 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.