Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 53894BR

This exciting role is in-office out of our Blue Bell, PA location.

POSITION SUMMARY

The UM Nurse Consultant utilizes clinical skills in a collaborative process to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services to facilitate appropriate inpatient healthcare management and effective discharge planning to improve the outcomes for members. We value leadership, creativity and initiative. If you share those values and a commitment to excellence and innovation, consider a career with our company.

Fundamental Components:

-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

-3+ years of clinical experience required

-Med/Surg experience required

-Active RN licensure required

-Strong technology skills required

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

-Managed Care experience preferred

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor'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 - Nursing/Home Health Care Ambulatory Nursing/1-3+ Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3+ Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3+ Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Explorer/1-3+ Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This is a challenging position that allows you to utilize your clinical skills to have a positive impact on member health opportunities.

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

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.