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Clinical Consultant- Philippines




Taguig City, Philippines

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Clinical Consultant provides clinical and operational support as a U.S. Healthcare Subject Matter Expert, providing various clinical support services and operational guidance for business processes, to include Case Management, Utilization Management, Clinical Coverage Preservice, Claims and Appeals review, Clinical Support and Notification, Inpatient Care Management, and Pharmaceuticals. This position will serve as Clinical Consultant to all Clinical Operations businesses, anticipating clinical needs and developing solutions that enhance clinical knowledge and clinical decision-making skills among frontline nurses. Solves complex problems while developing innovative solutions that meet business needs and supports implementation of those solutions among clinicians throughout the business operation. Assesses business education needs and develops clinical training programs to support a wide variety of clinical projects and educates employees on clinical foundation topics via in person and online training platforms. Utilizes appropriate clinical resources and guidelines, which include, but are not limited to U.S. (United States) state and federal mandates, national and local coverage determination, applicable internal UnitedHealthcare medical policies, formularies and updates, as well as, coverage determination guidelines, such as Milliman and InterQual.

Positions in this function are MDs and other clinical professionals who consult on various processes. The function includes roles which manage development and implementation of medical expense management initiatives. Advises leadership on improvement opportunities regarding medical expense programs and clinical activities that impact medical expense.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Active unrestricted US Registered Nurse license in at least one US state or jurisdiction
  • Clinical RN experience in U.S. healthcare system (prefer 3+ years)
  • Solid knowledge of medical terminologies and U.S. healthcare processes
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 - 2 years of clinical BPO process experience in Inpatient Clinical support, Case Management or Utilization Management
  • 1 - 2 years of experience training and/or educating Registered Nurses
  • Proficient in creating power point presentations and excel documents

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum 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.

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