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Licensed Practical Nurse

Reference Number: KBRILV17322

Licensed Practical Nurse
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Woonsocket, RI (100% Remote)
duration  6.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Pharmaceutical
duration  $32.17/hour - $37.17/hour
Job Description

Position Summary


The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will provide processing and communication of Commercial Prior Authorizations (PA) reviewed by the Commercial PA team for Pharmacy benefits. Reporting to the Pharmacy Operations Manager, working with physician office staff and customer service, admissions and pharmacy operations departments to communicate referral status. You will also oversee fax processing and providing telephone call assistance for prescriber office staff, pharmacies and members based on program criteria. Responsibilities include answering inbound phone calls, processing cases, loading authorizations, and making follow-up phone calls. Maintaining complete and accurate, documentation of all necessary information is necessary and will involve computer system data entry, data management, and reporting.
Review criteria-based prior authorizations following policy and procedure

Provide on-call after hours nurse availability for urgent PA requests
Provide internal nurse support to the PA team and member services department Refer cases not meeting clinical criteria to the Pharmacist and MD team(s).
Shift priorities while exhibiting a high level of urgency with all calls and assignments.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
You will work with pharmacists, other clinical colleagues, healthcare professionals and members.
Follow all prior authorization procedures to guarantee an accurate process on each prior authorization.
Train and mentor representatives on the PA team. Complete other PA assignments as delegated by the PA leadership team.
Utilization of clinical skills to support the documentation and communication of medical services and prior authorization determinations
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment
This position involves sedentary work with periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone, and typing on the computer.
Position requires proficiency with computer skills which include navigating multiple systems and keyboarding
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Verifyable High School Diploma or GED Required .


Minimum 2 years clinical experience as a LPN/LVN.
Prior authorization experience or Case Management experience
A LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) that must hold an unrestricted license in their state of residence, with multi-state/compact privileges and have the ability to be licensed in all non-compact states.
3+ years prior related clinical work experience
Experience using MS Office and other Windows-based computer applications and phone use.
Digital charting
Managed care or health plan previous experience,
Call center experience
Multi-tasking experience
Prior remote experience
Case Management experience
Prior authorization experience
High production experience


The Licensed Practical Nurse is a graduate of a school of Practical or Vocational Nursing, approved by the State Agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing (Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)) at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
The LPN/LVN must have a full, active and unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia.

Note :

Training time Monday- Friday 8-4:30 CST and hours Monday-Friday 8am-8pm CST
Fully remote (never coming onsite)
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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