Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Req ID: 44596BR

This position is open for telework in DC, MD or VA.

POSITION SUMMARY

Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

Work hours will include weekend and weekday shifts.

Fundamental Components include, but are not limited to:

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

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

1 year of Managed Care experience; preferred

3-5 years of clinical experience; required

Milliman (MCG) criteria application experience; preferred

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/4-6 Years

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

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Managed Care/Insurance Administration/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Miscellaneous Plans/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Computer Operations/System and Console Operations/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Total clinical View/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Position will be full-time work at home at this time. This position is open for telework in DC, MD or VA. First day of work will be at the nearest Aetna office. All employees are subject to return to nearest office location if business needs change.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This job offers the use of nursing judgment and skills in a multitude of clinical scenarios.

The ability to work from home increases work-life balance.

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.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care