Aetna RN Field Case Mgr-Medical HASTINGS, KEARNEY NORTH PLATTE AREA COVERING MID TO WESTERN, NE. in Lincoln, Nebraska

Req ID: 52131BR

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Are you tired of bedside nursing?

Are you looking to get away from 12-hour hospital shifts while continuing to utilize your RN expertise to impact the lives of patients in your local community?

We are seeking self-motivated, energetic, detail oriented, highly organized, tech-savvy Registered Nurses to join our Workers Compensation Field Case Management team. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, full benefits, and a performance-based bonus paid out on a monthly or quarterly basis. Our organization promotes autonomy through a Monday-Friday working schedule, paid holidays, and flexibility as you coordinate the care of your members.

LOCATION/TERRITORY: HASTINGS, KEARNEY NORTH PLATTE AREA COVERING MID TO WESTERN, NE.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for assessing and analyzing an injured employee to evaluate the medical and vocational needs required to facilitate the patients appropriate and timely return to work. Acts as a liaison with patient/family, employer, provider(s), insurance companies, and healthcare personnel. Mobile office in your vehicle traveling locally 75% of the time.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following:

Assesses and analyzes an injured employees medical and vocational status; develops a plan of care to facilitate the patients appropriate and timely return to work. Interviews patients in their homes, work-sites, or physicians office to provide ongoing case management services. Monitors patient progress toward desired outcomes through assessment and evaluation. Communicates both in-person and telephonically with patient, medical providers, attorneys, employers and insurance carriers; prepares all required documentation of case work activities. May arrange referrals, consultations and therapeutic services for patients; confers with specialists concerning course of care and treatment. Develops and administers educational and prevention programs. Applies all laws and regulations that apply to the provision of rehabilitation services; applies all special instructions required by individual insurance carriers and referral sources. Testifies as required to substantiate any relevant case work or reports. Daily travel in the field. Ability to travel within a designated geographic area for in-person case management activities.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

3-5 years clinical RN practice experience required. (ER, ortho, neuro, rehab, home health, home care, travel RN, hospice)

Minimum of three years case management experience preferred.

Bilingual preferred

Knowledge of laws and regulations governing delivery of rehabilitation services.

Job-specific technical knowledge, (e.g., knowledge of workers compensation and disability industry for workers compensation case managers or case management).

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Effective communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently (may require working from home).

Proficiency with standard corporate software applications, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, as well as some special proprietary applications.

Effective computer skills including navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

work from home office, computer/paper work required daily.

Proficiency with standard corporate software applications, as well as some special proprietary applications.

EDUCATION

The minimum 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

Nursing/Certified Case Manager (CCM, COHN, CDMS, CRRN) is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Case Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Occupational/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Discharge Planning/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Disability/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 SharePoint/1-3 Years/End User

Telework Specifications:

this is work at home position but must travel daily to medical appointments with clients.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Incentive bonus after 90 days and quality met, flexibility

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.

As a Workers Compensation Field Case Manager, you will be offered:

AutonomyProductivity incentivesMonday-Friday scheduleReimbursement for mileage, tolls, parking, licensure and certificationLaptop, iPhone & printer/fax/scanner all in one.

All major holidays are paid time off, vacation and sick time off is accrued. Full benefits offered including 401(k) and many corporate discounts available. Employees are reimbursed for fees to maintain licensure as well as free CEU s to maintain licensure. Continuing Education credits are available/provided for RN and a various industry certifications too. Work from home with in-state travel. In addition to annual salary, position has potential for a monthly monetary bonus.

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

All employees are expected to embody our values of Excellence, Integrity, Caring and Inspiration in all that they do as an employee. The overall responsibility of the Field Case Manager is to ensure the injured worker receives the best possible care in a timely and efficient manner towards full rehabilitation and return to work. Please note that we do offer mileage reimbursement for local travel.

Job Function: Health Care