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HEDIS Clinical Practice Consultant RN - Corpus Christi, TX and Surrounding Areas more...
Location:Corpus Christi, TX
Company:Community and State
First posted:June 02, 2017
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This position is responsible for ongoing HEDIS collection and improvement activities at the health plan and reports to the Quality Management Leader.

This position will be coveringthe Corpus Christi, TX and surrounding areas and will require travelup to75% of the time. Those living locally but more than 100 miles outside of the area will be required to travel overnight as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

Coordinates and performs onsite medical record reviews at provider offices to determine appropriate coding and billing practices, compliance with quality metrics, compliance with service delivery and quality standards and where assigned investigation of quality of care and member complaints relative to quality of care and service
Support continuum of member care by identifying members in need of health education, case management, etc.
Educates providers and office staff on proper coding and billing practices, HEDIS and state-mandated quality metrics specifications, provider profiling and pay for performance measurement and medical record review criteria
Solicit identification of barriers the office faces in providing care to members
Supports the HEDIS medical record chase to support optimum HEDIS and quality metric reporting
Supports quality improvement program studies requesting records from providers, maintaining databases and researching to identify members' provider encounter history
Participates in and represents plan at community, health department, collaborative and other organizational meetings focusing on quality improvement, member education and disparity programs, as assigned
Performs annual medical record evaluation, follow-up education, practitioner intervention, measurement (QI 13) as required
Enter documentation of findings in identified database
Generally works independently, under the supervision of the Quality Management leader
Participates in or coordinates with other department projects as needed

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Science or equivalent work experience
Current unrestricted RN licensure required in Texas
5+ years clinical experience in any setting (acute care is preferred)
2+ years of quality improvement experience (chart review, compliance, HEDIS, investigation, etc.)
Experience working in Medicaid and / or Medicare health care and insurance industry, including regulatory and compliance requirements
Knowledge of one or more of: clinical standards of care, preventive health standards, HEDIS, NCQA, governing and regulatory agency requirements and the managed care industry
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Ability to make formal presentations in front of committee and work group environments
Proficiency in software applications that include, but are not limited to, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Internet browsers
Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual- English / Spanish
Masters degree
Problem solving skills; the ability to systematically analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions and devise appropriate courses of action
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information from others
Must be self-motivated and have ability to work autonomously
Ability to evaluate medical records with attention to detail
Ability to interact with medical staff, peers and internal company staff at all levels
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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, HEDIS, Quality, Compliance, Medicaid, provider, clinical data collection, Spanish, Corpus Christi, Texas, TX, Houston, Waco, College Station, McAllen

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