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Aetna Workers Compensation RN Field Case Manager Registered Nurse in Linthicum, Maryland

Req ID: 61344BR

Job Description

JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM

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.

The Case Manager uses a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual s and family s comprehensive health needs through communication.

Area is Central Maryland

  • Linthicum, Baltimore, Lanham, Columbia areas

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.

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

Autonomy

Productivity incentives

Monday-Friday schedule

Reimbursement for mileage, tolls, parking, licensure and certification

Laptop, 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.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Acts as a liaison with member/client /family, employer, provider(s), insurance companies, and healthcare personnel as appropriate. Implements and coordinates all case management activities relating to catastrophic cases and chronically ill members/clients across the continuum of care that can include consultant referrals, home care visits, the use of community resources, and alternative levels of care. Interacts with members/clients telephonically or in person. May be required to meet with members/clients in their homes, work-sites, or physician s office to provide ongoing case management services.

Assesses and analyzes injured, acute, or chronically ill members/clients medical and/or vocational status; develops a plan of care to facilitate the member/client s appropriate condition management to optimize wellness and medical outcomes, aid timely return to work or optimal functioning, and determination of eligibility for benefits as appropriate.

Communicates with member/client and other stakeholders as appropriate (e.g., medical providers, attorneys, employers and insurance carriers) telephonically or in person.

Prepares all required documentation of case work activities as appropriate.

Interacts and consults with internal multidisciplinary team as indicated to help member/client maximize best health outcomes.

May make outreach to treating physician or specialists concerning course of care and treatment as appropriate.

Provides educational and prevention information for best medical outcomes.

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.

Conducts an evaluation of members/clients needs and benefit plan eligibility and facilitates integrative functions using clinical tools and information/data. Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. Facilitates appropriate condition management, optimize overall wellness and medical outcomes, appropriate and timely return to baseline, and optimal function or return to work. Develops a proactive course of action to address issues presented to enhance the short and long-term outcomes, as well as opportunities to enhance a member s/client s overall wellness through integration. Monitors member/client progress toward desired outcomes through assessment and evaluation.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

5 years clinical practice experience (required for NCM role only).

3 years case management experience (required for NCM role, preferred for all other areas).

Effective computer skills including navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

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

Ability to travel within a designated geographic area for in-person case management activities

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Bilingual preferred

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

Ability to work independently (may require working from home).Knowledge of laws and regulations governing delivery of rehabilitation services.

Effective communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

CERTIFICATION PREFERRED ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

Additional national professional certification (CDMS, CRRN, COHN, or CCM) is preferred, but not required.

Certified Case Manager is preferred.

LICENSE REQUIRED

Registered Nurse with active state license in good standing in the state where job duties are performed is required

EDUCATION

Bachelor degree in a closely-related field, or an equivalent combination of formal education and recent, related experience; preference will be given to applicants with a Master s degree

Licenses/Certifications:

Nursing - Registered Nurse

Functional Skills:

Nursing - Case Management

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word

Required Skills:

Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Communicating for Impact, Service - Case Administration

Desired Skills:

General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Service - Case Administration

Benefit Eligibility

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

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.

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