Aetna KS Medicaid Quality Management Manager in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 52090BR


Accountable for health care quality projects and initiatives through direction setting and leadership. Assimilates information to proactively develop quality activities aligned with company strategies and values. Links the quality management activities to business goals. Proactively builds strong teams and business relationships, both internally and externally. Serves as a resource and subject matter expert (SME) on aspects of the quality program to develop and influence business strategies.

Fundamental Components:

-Makes business decisions based on the results of research and data analysis.

-Has responsibility for decision making regarding the design, development, and implementation strategy of quality improvement projects, and initiatives.

-May manage a QM functional department including development and oversight of performance metrics and application of HR policies and procedures.

-Forms and leads cross functional teams to assist business units in integrating quality into their strategic and operational plans.

-Evaluates and prioritizes recommendations for quality improvement to senior management and/or customers.

-Partners with sales and marketing across all segments in their efforts to acquire and retain customers (e.g. responding to RFPs), quality presentations, request for measurement information.

-Develops and implements the infrastructure of the QM program and Patient Safety strategy.

-Develops, implements, and evaluates the organizations policies and procedures to meet business needs.

-Directs/provides enhancements to business processes, policies and infrastructure to improve operational efficiency across the organization.

-Influences department business owners and leaders to reach solutions to meet the needs of Plan Sponsors, regulators and other customers while meeting departmental objectives.

-Performs strategic analysis of business performance data to address Plan Sponsor needs.

-In partnership with business owners, supports design /development of new or enhanced products and services.

-Translates knowledge of subject and business needs into clear strategic business plans.

-Serves as a technical, professional and/or business expert that may cross multiple business functions.


6+ years progressive experience in operational quality management roles in the healthcare industry, regulatory environment and quality management.

Demonstrated leadership ability.

Education and Certification Requirements

Bachelor's degree, Nursing degree, or other comparable healthcare experience.

Additional Information:

-Understanding of trends and constituency expectations.

-Proficiency with MS Office Suite Applications and ability to use other software and applications; strong keyboard navigation skills is required.


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


Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is desired


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Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User

Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/4-6 Years/End User


Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Promoting Health Information Technology/FOUNDATION

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/MASTERY


Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/MASTERY


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: Quality Management