Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in San Antonio, Texas
Req ID: 52927BR
This is an in-office position in San Antonio, TX.
Positions include Precertification, Concurrent Review, and Retro Review. This position requires an RN with an unrestricted active license. The Utilization Manager gathers clinical information, applies appropriate clinical criteria/guidelines, policies, procedures, uses clinical judgment to render coverage determinations/recommendations along the continuum of care and communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate care/treatment. You will identify members for referral opportunities to integrate with other products, services and/or programs and opportunities in order to promote quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services and effective benefit utilization. In addition, as a UM Nurse Consultant you will utilize your clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program including but not limited to; precertification, pre determination, concurrent review, retro review, and discharge planning activities of the Washington Education Association Members. This is a telephonic position which involves sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer. Typical business working environment with productivity and quality expectations
UM Nurse Consultants require: - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively and credibly discuss routine and complex care situations with both external and internal clinicians. - Intellectual humility, empathy, integrity, courage, and confidence to drive fair and purposeful and appropriate decisions. - The ability to prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment. - Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding.
RN licensure required
5+ years clinical experience required
Utilization management experience preferred
Managed care experience preferred
The minimum level of education required for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required
Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Discharge planning/1+ Years
Functional - Nursing/Concurrent Review/discharge planning/1+ Years
Functional - Nursing/Discharge Planning/1+ Years
Functional - Nursing/Case Management/1-3 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4+ Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4+ Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Explorer/4+ Years/End User
Technical - Computer Operations/System and Console Operations/4+ Years/End User
Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION
Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION
Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This is a fast paced unit with participants who often have complex nursing needs. Our UMNCs must be able to work efficiently with providers, participants, and families to determine gaps in medical care and be able to assist in comprehensive discharge planning. This is a team dedicated to the plan sponsor Washington Education Association.
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Job Function: Health Care