Aetna Long Term Services & Support Director (LCPC, LSCSW, RN, LCP, LCMFT, LCAC) - $10,000 Sign On Bonus - KS MCD - 51925BR in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 51925BR

Aetna Better Health of Kansas is offering a $10,000 Sign On Bonus for this position. We are looking for people who value excellence, integrity, caring, and innovation. In this role, you will be building a team dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable in our population.

Are you ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across the nation? As an employee, you will join a team dedicated to improving the lives of KanCare members. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, and we will support you all the way.

Position Summary:

The Long Term Services & Support (LTSS) Director/Manager is dedicated to the KanCare LTSS initiatives including care coordination efforts, housing, employment, transportation and community integration activities required for a high performing LTSS system. The Long Term Services & Support Director/Manager will work closely with the Medical Officers, Quality Director and other clinical partners to provide direction to improve coordination and implement community-based and institutional initiatives, e.g., programs designed to address transitions from long-term institutional settings or Social Determinants of Health and Independence. The Long Term Services & Support Director/Manager will develop, implement, support, and promote Health Services strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to establish competitive business advantage for Aetna. Oversees the implementation and on-going execution of the strategic and operational business plan for the business segment's LTSS clinical operations. Coordinates business segment policies and procedures in support of financial, operational and service requirements. Qualified candidates must have experience working in the KS market: familiarity with and knowledge of local geography and demographics; KanCare program, membership and waivers; and local networks and providers.

This position may require up to 25% in-state travel.

Additional Responsibilities of the Long Term Services & Support Director:

  • Develop and manage LTSS clinical operations focused on improving clinical and financial outcomes, member engagement, and satisfaction.

  • Serve as liaison with regulatory and accrediting agencies and other health business units.

  • Formulate and implement strategy for achieving applicable department/unit metrics and provide operational direction.

  • Serve as technical, professional and business resource (may cross multiple business functions).

  • Develop and participate in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective customers.

  • Direct/provide enhancements to business processes, policies and infrastructure to improve operational efficiency (may cross multiple business functions).

  • Participate in internal and external health industry development efforts.

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures, which meet business needs (may cross multiple business functions).

  • Implement and monitor business plan and oversee any implementations or business transitions impacting service operations.

  • Collaborate and partner with other business areas across/within regions or segments and within other centralized corporate areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed on an on-going basis.

  • Promote a clear vision aligned with company values and direction; sets specific challenging and achievable objectives and action plans; motivates others to balance customer needs and business success; challenges self and others to look to the future to create quality products, services, and solutions.

    Required Skills for the Long Term Services & Support Director:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of clinical leadership experience.

  • Long term services and support experience.

  • Ability to synthesize program performance and clinical outcomes requirements.

  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.) and strong keyboard navigation skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% in-state.

  • Registered Nurse with active and unencumbered Kansas license OR a master s level Behavioral Health professional independently licensed in Kansas (e.g., LSCSW, LCPC, LCP, LCMFT, LCAC).

  • Experience working in the Kansas market

    Preferred Skills for the Long Term Services & Support Director:

  • IDD (intellectual or developmental disability) experience.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.


    The minimum level of education required for candidates in this position is an Associate's degree or equivalent experience.


    At least ONE of the following is required (active and unrestricted for the State of KS):

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW)

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP)

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT)

  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC)

    If you wish to speak to a Talent Acquisition Representative directly, please call (866) 423-0550.


    Functional - Clinical / Medical/Direct patient care (hospital, private practice)/7-10 Years

    Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Administration/Management/7-10 Years

    Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Case Management/7-10 Years

    Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Managed Care/Insurance Clinical Staff/7-10 Years

    Functional - General Management/Multi-functional management: < 25 employees/4-6 Years


    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: Health Care

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