BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Clinical Review Manager - Utilization Review - *Weekend Shift*

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R-41869
      Perform comprehensive clinical review of requested services utilizing clinical criteria, received through various mechanisms

      Job Description:

      Job Responsibilities

      • Initiate referrals to ensure appropriate coordination of care.
      • Seek the advice of the Medical Director when appropriate, according to policy.
      • Assists non-clinical staff in performance of administrative reviews
      • Performing comprehensive provider and member appeals, denial interpretation for letters, retrospective claim review, special review requests, and UM pre-certifications and appeals, utilizing medical appropriateness criteria, clinical judgement, and contractual eligibility.
      • Occasional weekend work may be required.
      • Must be able to pass Windows navigation test.
      • Testing/Assessments will be required for Digital positions.
      • Effective 7/22/13: This Position requires an 18 month commitment before posting for other internal positions.

      Job Qualifications


      • Registered Nurse (RN) with active license in the state of Tennessee or hold a license in the state of their residence if the state is participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact Law.


      • 3 years - Clinical experience required


      • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
      • Working knowledge of URAC, NCQA and CMS accreditations
      • Must be able to work in an independent and creative manner.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
      • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
      • Adaptive to high pace and changing environment
      • Customer service oriented
      • Superior interpersonal, client relations and problem-solving skills
      • Proficient in interpreting benefits, contract language specifically symptom-driven, treatment driven, look back periods, rider information and medical policy/medical review criteria

      Job Specific Requirements:

      • Weekend/Holiday Shifts Required
      • Saturday and Sunday and holidays that fall on the weekends with flexibility for the days worked during the week
      • The weekend employee will work holidays that fall on the weekend. If they choose to work a CWW, holiday weeks will be 8 hour shifts per Enterprise policy

      Preferred Skills:

      Number of Openings Available:


      Worker Type:



      BCBST BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc.

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  • About the company

      BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is the largest health benefit plan company in Tennessee.