Clinical Appeals Nurse in Irving at Parallon

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position works from home/remote.


Do you have an analytical as well as investigative mindset? Do you want to pair that with your knowledge of the healthcare field? Parallon is seeking candidates with revenue cycle/patient financial services experience to be a Nurse in our Clinical Appeals department.
  
Parallon's Mission: 
We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. 
 


Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That’s why after more than a decade we remain dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. As one of the healthcare industry’s leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized revenue cycle services.
 
As a Clinical Appeals Nurse, you would be responsible for handling appeals requiring clinical input or interpretation.
 
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Compose clinical appeal letters to send to payers for denial reconsiderations utilizing documentation, contract language, or voice recordings as applicable
  • Present a concise medical summary within each appeal based on support from the medical record
  • Demonstrate understanding of use of all Medical Necessity software, including but not limited to InterQual©
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret medical payer policy requirements
  • Strong ability to research evidence-based practices
  • Contact appropriate parties (internal and/or external) as needed for additional information to properly formulate the clinical appeal
  • Determine root cause of each denial and apply company-specific coding for trending and analysis

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. This includes utilizing proper punctuation, correct spelling and the ability to transcribe accurately.
  • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties
  • PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
  • Technical skills - Professional presentation skills needed to represent facilities in legal issues.
  • Basic skills - able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately
  • Clinical skills – ability to read and interpret medical records

Education
  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associate’s degree or higher preferred.

Experience
  • At least one year of case management experience required
  • Relevant education may substitute experience requirement

Certificates/License – Current State RN License required
 
At Parallon, every employee is a valued member of our organization. You can expect to receive competitive salary, ongoing professional development, comprehensive benefits package, performance bonuses and more!
 
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