Aetna Licensed Concurrent Review Consultant - RN/LCSW/LPC/LMFT (VA MCD) in Portsmouth, Virginia
Req ID: 39553BR
The Concurrent Review Consultant utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. Applies critical thinking and knowledge in clinically appropriate treatment, evidence based care and medical necessity criteria for appropriate utilization of services.
Fundamental components include, but are not limited to:
Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function.
Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate medical necessity criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation/discharge planning along the continuum of care.
Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to evaluate and facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members including urgent or emergent interventions (such as triage / crisis support).
Coordinates/Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate optimal care/treatment.
Identifies members who may benefit from care management programs and facilitates referral.
Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of healthcare services and benefit utilization.
Minimum 3-5 years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care required.
RN with unrestricted VA state license or Licensed independent behavioral health clinician (e.g. LCSW, LPC, LMFT, PhD, or Psy.D) with VA state license required.
Proficiency with MS Office suite required.
Managed care/utilization review experience strongly preferred.
The minimum level of education preferred for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Are you ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across the nation? Aetna Better Health of Virginia is looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, youll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of Virginia Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports members. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Virginia, and we will support you all the way
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Job Function: Health Care