Manager, Utilization Management Team (RN) - Work at home, Mountain or Pacific Time only

The Manager, Utilization Management utilizes clinical nursing skills to support the coordination, documentation and communication of medical services and/or benefit administration determinations. The Manager, Utilization Management works within specific guidelines and procedures; applies advanced technical knowledge to solve moderately complex problems; receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines approach, resources, schedules and goals.
Role: Manager, Utilization Management Team (RN)
Assignment: Medicare
Location: Work at home, Mountain or Pacific Time only
Humana's dream is to help our members and our own associates achieve lifelong well-being. Use your clinical experience to work with patients and providers in a nontraditional environment where your knowledge will make a difference. Our associates know their work is vitally important; we strive to ensure we provide perfect service with one-on-one member interactions as a coach, personal nurse, or clinical advisor. Humana's Perfect Service?? means getting the basics done right, delivering value and quality, providing guidance on needs, and being engaged with our members. We want to help our members make the right choices to live life fully. We begin that process by connecting our members with an associate who cares.
Assignment Capsule
Be part of a clinical leadership team, where we provide innovative health solutions to members and providers.
Humana is seeking a Manager for the Utilization Management Team who will lead and guide our Utilization Management teams in providing integrated services for our Medicare members. Along with leading these teams this individual will provide ongoing associate coaching and feedback to enhance associate contributions, competency, and performance.
Ideal Skillset
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record managing a team of nurses; excellent communication skills both verbal and written; at least 5 years of varied clinical experience; a background working in utilization management; and live in either the Mountain or Pacific Time zones.
As a Manager you will:
Oversee day to day operations and human capital for a defined operational area.
Achieve performance metrics for a fast paced clinical environment.
Assure compliance with mandated and corporate policies regarding other departmental areas such as medical management, and utilization management.
Develop team members and creating department process flows.
Role Essentials
Nursing License; RN
Live in either the Mountain or Pacific Time zones
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Business, Finance, a related field or work equivalent experience with familiarity handling Medicare guidelines
Progressive experience in the health solutions industry, with emphasis on leading and managing teams
Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting financial and clinical trends
At least 5 years of varied clinical experience
Comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel
Must have accessibility to high speed DSL or Cable modem for a home office (Satellite internet service is NOT allowed for this role); and recommended speed for optimal performance from Humana systems if 10Mx1M
Ability to provide a designated workspace; free from distractions with the ability to secure any protected information.
Role Desirables
Master's Degree in Business Administration or a related field
Experience in utilization management and/or case management
Health plan experience
Reporting Relationships
You will have multiple direct reports, and will report to an Associate Director.
Scheduled Weekly Hours

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