Utilization Management Nurse Reviewer at Dane Street

Location: Remote, US
Salary: $45,000 Annually
Benefits: 401k Matching/Retirement Savings, Dental Insurance... 
| Full-time
Dane Street

Title: Utilization Management Nurse Reviewer

(Remote, LPN Required)

Location: Remote Remote US

Job Description:

The Utilization Management Nurse Reviewer plays a crucial role in healthcare systems by ensuring that medical services are used efficiently and appropriately. They review medical records, treatment plans, and patient information to determine the necessity and appropriateness of medical procedures, tests, and treatments.

Utilization Management Nurse Reviewers collaborate with healthcare providers, insurance companies, and patients to optimize healthcare delivery, control costs, and maintain quality care. Their responsibilities include assessing medical necessity, coordinating care, conducting utilization reviews, providing recommendations for care plans, and ensuring adherence to regulations and guidelines. This role requires strong clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, communication abilities, and the ability to make informed decisions regarding patient care pathways.


  • Conduct assessments of medical services to validate their appropriateness using established criteria and guidelines, ensuring the medical necessity of treatments (e.g., CMS, Milliman Care Guidelines, InterQual, or health plan specific guidelines/criteria).
  • Examine and evaluate patient records to verify the quality of patient care and the necessity of provided services.
  • Offer clinical expertise and serve as a clinical reference for non-clinical staff members.
  • Input and manage essential clinical details within various medical management platforms.
  • Keep up-to-date with regulatory prerequisites (such as URAC) and state standards for utilization review.
  • Apply clinical reasoning to determine the suitable evidence-based guidelines.
  • Foster efficient and high-quality patient care by effectively communicating with management teams, physicians, and the Medical Director.


  • Proficient in both written and spoken communication.
  • Capable of maintaining professional communication with physicians and clients.
  • Skilled at handling multiple tasks and adjusting swiftly in a dynamic office setting.
  • Possesses a keen organizational sense and pays close attention to details.
  • Adept at resolving intricate and multifaceted problems.
  • Experienced with Microsoft tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Background in medical or clinical practice through education, training, or professional engagement.
  • Holds an unrestricted LVN/RN license from an accredited vocational nursing program (for LVNs) or a nursing degree from an accredited college (for RNs).

Additional Duties

  • May provide oversight to the work of the team members.
  • Continuously improves processes that help to facilitate better turnaround time, peer to peer success rates and lessens returned reports by clients for clarification purposes, ultimately resulting in higher client satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the final approval on cases for release to the client.
  • Will act as a liaison and coordinate quality issue reports along with all new reviewer reports with the VP of Clinical Operations.


Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice.


2 yrs minimum clinical nursing experience is required.

One year of previous experience in Utilization Management is required.


Demonstrate strong abilities in both spoken and written communication, along with effective interpersonal skills. Possess a proficient understanding of computer operations, particularly the Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and Windows. Show the capability to acquire new skills and competencies to address the evolving requirements of systems, software, and hardware.


Any lifting, bending, traveling, etc. required to do the job duties listed above. Long periods of sitting and computer work.


Supply and support their own internet services.

Maintaining an uninterrupted internet connection is a requirement of all work from home position.


Beginning compensation will depend on several factors including the candidate’s experience, education, and specific skills. In addition to the base salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and performance bonuses.

Our Commitment:

We are committed to providing fair and competitive compensation that reflects each employee’s contributions and performance. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

Salary: $45,000 – $70,000 USD


Join our team at Dane Street and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your well-being and peace of mind. We offer a range of benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family. Additionally, we offer voluntary life insurance options for you, your spouse, and your children. We also offer other voluntary benefits which include hospital indemnity, critical illness, accident indemnity, and pet insurance plans. Employees receive basic life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage at no cost. Our generous paid time off policy ensures you have time to relax and recharge, while our 401k plan with a company match helps you plan for your future. Apple equipment and a media stipend are provided for remote workspace.


A fast-paced, Inc. 500 Company with a high-performance culture, is seeking insightful forward-thinking professionals. We process over 200,000 insurance claims annually for leading national and regional Workers’ Compensation, Disability, Auto, and Group Health Carriers, Third-Party Administrators, Managed Care Organizations, Employers, and Pharmacy Benefit Managers. We provide customized Independent Medical Exams and Peer Review programs that assist our clients in reaching the appropriate medical determination as part of the claims management process.

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