Clinical Nurse Auditor

Washington Dc, DC

Clinical Nurse Auditor

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States

Alternate Location(s): United States, Texas, Dallas

United States, Texas, Houston

United States, Texas, Austin

United States, Texas, San Antonio

United States, Arizona, Phoenix

United States, California, Los Angeles

United States, Colorado, Denver

United States, Connecticut, Hartford

United States, District of Columbia, Washington DC

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

United States, Illinois, Chicago

United States, Massachusetts, Boston

United States, New Jersey, Jersey City

United States, New York, New York City

United States, Ohio, Cleveland

United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburg, Philadephia

United States, Virginia, Reston

United States, Arizona, Flagstaff

United States, Arkansas, Little Rock

United States, California, San Franscisco, Bay area, San Diego

United States, Connecticut, Stamford, Bridgeport, New Haven

United States, Delaware, Wilmington

United States, Florida, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville

United States, Alabama, Brimingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Tuscaloosa

United States, Indiana, Indianapolis

United States, Kentucky, Louisville, Lexington , Bowling green,

United States, Ohio, Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Cleveland

United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , Harrisburg , Lancaster

Position ID: J1023-1420

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Clinical Nurse Auditor is a member of the CGI CSG Clinical Audit Team, with responsibility for reviewing medical records to determine the medical appropriateness in a variety of care settings for clinical services rendered to beneficiaries of various health plans, including Commercial and Government Clients. The Clinical Nurse Auditor is charged with rendering independent, appropriate, well-supported, and thoroughly-documented decisions which may result in identification of improper payments on paid claims on behalf of the Client from various Providers of clinical services, including but not limited to acute care, outpatient and other Provider types and care settings. The Clinical Nurse Auditor is prepared for the role through a detailed, well-defined training process, gaining knowledge and skills in methods for review of the medical record and other provider documentation, application of appropriate screening guidelines, and use of the documentation format tailored to the Client’s requirements. Ongoing training and education are provided specific to audit processes, clinical procedures, disease states, and other topics as indicated. The review process may result in approval or denial of payment for previously-rendered services, and decisions are rendered through a well-defined process which requires the Auditor to incorporate clinical experience, knowledge, and critical thinking skills in order to assess available information and render a decision. The Clinical Nurse Auditor reports to a Clinical Audit Team Leader, who provides support, feedback, and guidance to the Auditor. Audit performance review, inter-rater reliability (IRR) and performance measurement (PM) are performed through a well-defined review and quality management program.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Conducts inpatient and outpatient claim audits to determine medical necessity/reasonable and necessary services, validation of prior authorization, clinical validation, medical service charge audit, or other audit types as required, thereby recovering improper payments when it is determined through the audit process that the medical record does not support the services billed. Other types of audits may be performed as required by the Client.

• Develops rationale for the audit decision based on the provider’s submitted information, citing appropriate review guidelines, applicable regulations and/or internal review guidelines, and enters clearly documented information in ProperPay. Follows the designated procedure for referral to a Physician Advisor if required by Client contract.

• For Clinical Validation audits, documents specified coding issues in conjunction with the DRG Validation Team as assigned.

• Follows CGI CSG policies and processes, completing mandatory training, timesheets, payroll, travel expense documents, and other corporate requirements in a timely manner.

• Communicates timely with Team Lead required regarding illness, appointments, vacation requests, changes in work schedule, performance barriers, and computer issues.

• Complies with department standards regarding productivity and audit quality.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5 to 10 years ICU/CCU Nursing experience is must.

• Case management or chart auditing is a plus.

• The Clinical Nurse Auditor should be Registered Nurse with active, unrestricted licensure through the Board or Agency charged with providing such licensure in the Auditor’s state of residence.

• A strong working knowledge of computer functions, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) applications, and Windows operating systems is required in order to manage audit processes.

• The clinical nurse auditor utilizes skills to write a well-reasoned review in narrative style, with accurate spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure.

• The Auditor must be able to work independently, adapt to changing priorities, and meet department productivity standards and deadlines.

• The Auditor may be required to travel as much as 25% of the time for additional training and on-site reviews on an as-needed basis.

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

Post Payment Claims Auditing 5 years

ICU/CCU Nursing experience 5-10 years

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level



Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree Nursing

*CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $59,700 -$139,300.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

Competitive base salaries

Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more.

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

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