Aetna UM Nurse Consultant (RN) in Richfield, Ohio

Req ID: 51307BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an in-office position. Internals who are already WAH can stay WAH if they are local to the Richfield, OH office.

This is a utilization review position reviewing precerts, retros, nonpars and concurrent review cases.

Fundamental Components:

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. Proactive discharge planning obtains the necessary information from providers and facilities concerning the care being provided to determine medical appropriateness optimum length of stay for members early identification of continuing care needs.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE required:

5+ years of clinical experience required

RN licensure in OH required

Managed Care experience preferred

Utilization management experience preferred

Excellent critical thinking skills

Computer literacy (Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word)

Strong customer service skills

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Concurrent Review/discharge planning/4+ Years

Functional - Nursing/Critical Care/1+ Years

Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/4+ Years

Functional - Nursing/Neonatal Intensive Care/1+ Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4+ Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4+ Years/End User

Technical - Operating Systems/Windows/4+ Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/ADVANCED

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

No opportunity for telework, only internals already WAH who are local to Richfield, OH office.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This is an office environment.

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