Quality Assurance Specialist (Medical Report Reviewer)


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Position Summary

(Remote, FT, 1st shift)

The Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist provides reviews and audits the work of the network panel (medical and behavioral health) on File Reviews and Evaluations services. The QA Specialist reviews their work for content, opinion, clarity, and consistency and will ensure that all questions posed by the client are answered and that the answers contain appropriate rationale. The specialist will work directly with the network panel for revisions to reports and case documents as needed and will also facilitate any calls required between panelists on a case. The specialist will also be responsible for identifying and resolving network panelist quality issues.

Essential Functions (In order of importance) Approximate % of time required

QA Specialist 90%

Other 10%

Essential Functions

  • Complete quality assurance reviews on each report (file reviews and evaluations), letter, and appendix and provide clear and concise edits to the specialist, ensuring that reports and case documents are error free and delivered on time to the customer
    • Review for consistency and clarity of content
    • Ensure network specialist answers all questions requested by customer
    • Review completeness of all reports, letters, and appendices, ensuring that all customer instructions were followed by the network specialist
    • Identify potential clinical content inconsistencies and collaborate with Manager, Quality Assurance, and/or Clinical Subject Matter Experts as needed, including clarification reports
  • Facilitate and document panel calls between network specialists as needed
  • Send letters to attending physicians via fax or mail
  • Send finalized reports and case documents to customers
  • Identify network panelist quality issues and resolve issues by providing feedback/training to the network panelist and, if necessary, referring the network panelist back to the Training Department based on available data
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using eCase Manager (eCM) as it relates to QA tasks
  • Document all communications with network specialists and work completed in eCM
  • Monitor workload through use of eCM reports
  • Maintain confidentiality utilizing HIPAA guidelines

Other Essential Functions

  • Assist in gathering case documents for legal records requests, as needed
  • Participate in process improvement identification and solutions, including completion of projects
  • Participate in department and company meetings, as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Overtime/Additional Hours – There are times in which overtime/additional hours will be mandatory due to an increase in work and the need to meet turnaround timeframes


  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with employees, network panelists, and customers at all levels of the organization.
  • Comfort and ability to give clear, consistent, and concise direction and communication with network panelists (RNs, psychologists, physicians) and team members.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions based on data and business acumen
  • Ability to recall important and commonly used QA concepts and to independently apply concepts learned to multiple areas
  • Highly proficient with verbal and written communication
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and to quickly switch between two unrelated tasks
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Basic mathematics skills

Education & Licensing

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university preferred


1 to 3+ years of previous experience in the disability or workers’ compensation insurance industry or similar is preferred

Employment contingent on a successful background check, reference checks, work verification, and signing a non-disclosure agreement.