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CVS Health UM Nurse Consultant in Dallas, Texas

Job Description

This Utilization Management (UM) Nurse Consultant role is 100% remote and the candidate may reside in any state. Normal Working hours: 8:30am-5:00pm EST per the need of the department. Evening coverage: there is rotational coverage until 9pm EST per the need of the department. Frequency is approximately 1x per month but will vary. Weekend coverage: there is rotational coverage on Saturday/Sunday per the need of the department. Frequency is approximately 1 time per quarter but will vary based on staffing needs. Holiday rotation per the need of the department. No travel is required. As a Utilization Management Nurse Consultant, you will utilize clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. You would be responsible for ensuring the member is receiving the appropriate care at the appropriate time and at the appropriate location, while adhering to federal and state regulated turn-around times. This includes reviewing written clinical records. The UM Nurse Consultant job duties include (not all encompassing):- Reviews services to assure medical necessity, applies clinical expertise to assure appropriate benefit utilization, facilitates safe and efficient discharge planning and works closely with facilities and providers to meet the complex needs of the member.- Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. - Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options to facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members.- Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure, and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation along the continuum of care.- Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate care/treatment.- Identifies members for referral opportunities to integrate with other products, services and/or programs.- Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services and benefit utilization.- Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function.

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

Minimum: 55,300

Maximum: 118,900

Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have an active and unrestricted RN licensure in the state that you reside.- 3+ years of acute hospital clinical experience as an RN required with preference for medical-surgical and/or ICU experience (team is not accepting applicants whose only acute care experience is in behavioral health).- 3+ years’ experience with Microsoft Office Suite with ability to provide examples of navigating multiple computer systems and keyboarding at the same time.

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year(s) Utilization Review experience preferred.- 1+ year(s) Managed Care experience preferred.- Strong telephonic communication skills preferred. - Time efficient and highly organized preferred.


  • Associates Degree in Nursing is required; BSN preferred.

Business Overview

Bring your heart to CVS HealthEvery one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.