Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in Tampa, Florida

Req ID: 41889BR

POSITION SUMMARY

UM Nurse who utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization management program. Requires an RN with unrestricted active license

Fundamental Components:

The work setting is a fast paced, and requires the ability to manage multiple priorities. This RN works collaboratively with the hospital UR staff to plan and facilitate a timely and safe transfer of the member to the next appropriate level of care. More specifically, the inpatient care process includes: obtaining necessary information from providers and facilities concerning the care being provided to members; the assessment of a member's clinical condition and ongoing medical services and treatments to determine medical appropriateness to achieve optimum length of stay for members; the early identification of continuing care needs to facilitate discharge to the appropriate setting and discharge planning & coordination. This RN works collaboratively with the Aetna Medical Director, case managers, hospital staff and attending physicians

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Managed Care experience preferred

3-5 years of clinical experience required

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Concurrent Review/discharge planning/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Operating Systems/Windows/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This postion location is the Jacksonville, Tampa or Fort Lauderdale area of Florida

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

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Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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Job Function: Health Care