Aetna Case Manager RN in Amherst, New York
Req ID: 55740BR
Facilitate the delivery of appropriate benefits and/or healthcare information which determines eligibility for benefits while promoting wellness activities. Develops, implements and supports Health Strategies, tactics, policies and programs that ensure the delivery of benefits and to establish overall member wellness and successful and timely return to work. Services and strategies, policies and programs are comprised of network management, clinical coverage, and policies.
Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts an evaluation of member's needs and benefit plan eligibility and facilitates integrative functions as well as smooth transition to Aetna programs and plans.Assessments will take into account information from various sources to address all conditions including co-morbid and multiple diagnoses that impact functionality. Reviews prior claims to address potential impact on current case management and eligibility.
Assessments will include the members level of work capacity and related restrictions/limitations. Application and interpretation of disability criteria and guidelines, applicable policies and procedures, regulatory standards and disability benefit plan to determine eligibility and integration with available internal/external programs.
Using holistic approach assess the need for a referral to clinical resources for assistance in determining functionality.
Consults with supervisor and others in overcoming barriers in meeting goals and objectives, presents cases at case conferences for multidisciplinary focus to benefit overall claim management. Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. Supports, integrates and executes the IHD process. Utilizes assessment techniques to assess for integration opportunities and determining work capacity. Utilizes l interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement in disability process and a timely RTW.
RN licensure required
3+ years clinical experience required
Case management and/or utilization management experience highly preferred
Managed care experience preferred
The minimum level of education required for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required
Functional - Nursing/Case Management/1+ Years
Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Hospital/1+ Years
Functional - Management/Management - Health Care Delivery/1+ Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1+ Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1+ Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1+ Years/End User
Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION
Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/FOUNDATION
Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION
Telework for current internal teleworkers.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
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.
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Job Function: Health Care
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.