Aetna Regional Compliance Consultant in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 50425BR

POSITION SUMMARY

**This position can be located in the following Aetna locations:

Plymouth, MN, Amherst, NY, Phoenix, AZ, Baltimore, MD, Lansing, MI, Tampa FL or Chicago IL.**

Aetna is looking for talented legal professionals to join our Meritain Legal Affairs team serving as a regional compliance consultant in the compliance department of a third-party administrator (TPA). In this role the successful candidate will work collaboratively with team members throughout the organization on legal, regulatory and compliance related tasks and projects. This position promotes and enforces compliance with state/federal laws and regulations and related-company policies.

Fundamental Components:

Researches and applies knowledge of legal, regulatory and procedural developments that relate to the company, as well as clients business goals, plans and priorities. Interprets regulatory materials and helps the business understand regulatory requirements by producing summaries and/or action plans for assigned laws.Proactively identifies areas of potential risk for assessment and mitigation. Identifies and implements solutions to compliance gaps, where appropriate. Monitors subsequent adherence to compliance action plans.Reinforces companys commitment to compliance. Leads routine business process reviews. Handles multiple projects simultaneously more complex matters are handled with oversight by manager.

Maintains effective relationships with various audience levels and escalates issues requiring resolution on a timely basis.Encourages high business standards in order to advance company objectives, benefit the company's customers, employees and shareholders, and protect the company's reputation.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:5+ years experience in a regulatory/compliance position in the insurance industry, preferably with self-funded health plans. Demonstrated experience with state/federal legislation implementation. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management. Ability to manage complexity and multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrated superior analytical and problem-solving skills.

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Legal/Compliance/4-6 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - investigation/4-6 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - market conduct/regulatory exams/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - state/federal legislation implementation/4-6 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Self insured/stop loss products/

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule (can live near any office location)

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employmentADDITIONAL 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.

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

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Job Function: Legal