The CSI Companies is actively seeking a Part Time Medical Review Officer for our client located in the Bolingbrook, IL area.
We are looking for someone who is available to work the following hours:
- Mon- Fri 3pm - 7pm CST
The Part Time Medical Review Officer Acts as a gatekeeper and advocate for the accuracy and integrity of the drug testing review process.
- Communicates with donors and laboratories in order to determine if legitimate explanations exist for substance abuse test results that are confirmed to be positive, adulterated, or invalid.
- Downgrades or cancels drug tests under appropriate circumstances.
- Provides quality assurance review of the testing process based on industry knowledge and expertise.
- Interpret and report results of drug testing for Department of Transportation (DOT), federal, and non-DOT clients consistent with Federal and DOT statutes and regulations and/or written Standard Operating Procedures.
- Review documentation for possible errors, interview donors who have non-negative results over the phone, and determine if a legitimate medical explanation exists to explain a non-negative lab report.
- Provide feedback to laboratory and collection site representatives regarding performance problems, as needed.
- Includes auditing DOT negative Custody and Control Forms quarterly.
- Provide feedback to clients and tested persons on problem cases.
- Consult with federal agency representatives on issues.
- Provide information to federal agency representatives on reviewed cases.
- Provide expert witness testimony, as required.
- Review and sign-off on administrative documents that require MRO review, such as memorandums to correct errors, prescription faxes, and medical records.
- Work closely with the Chief MRO and MRO support personnel to safeguard the accuracy and integrity of the medical review process.
- Suggest improvements to processes and submit new ideas, discuss the functionality of proposed products and potential enhancements, and provide feedback on updates to procedures prior to implementation.
- Keep up to date on changes in applicable Federal and DOT laws, regulations and state laws, manual updates, technology enhancements, and MRO practices.
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Osteopathy (DO)
- Current Medical Review Officer (AAMRO) certification? 1 to 3 years of medical training and/or practice in interpreting and evaluating drug test results
- 1 to 3 years of experience working as an MRO
- Documented experience in providing expert witness testimony
- Issues relating to adulterated, substituted, and invalid specimens
- Downgrading and cancellation of test processes
- Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines for MRO’s and applicable DOT agency regulations
- Collection processes, and laboratory practices and protocols
- Alternate medical explanations for positive drug test results
- Composure, tact, and self-control when communicating with individuals of varying education levels and professional statuses
- Excellent verbal (telephonic) and written communication skills
- Strong technical aptitude, including the ability to learn and use the internal electronic MRO system
- Outstanding attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
- Current license to practice medicine in the United States or Canada
- ABAM Certification in Addiction Medicine Preferred
- Completion of the ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine Preferred