Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 37060BR


The UM Nurse utilizes their clinical skills along with established criteria to support the coordination, documentation, assessment and communication of medical services and/or benefit administration of specialty cases.

Fundamental Components:

The Special Case Precertification UM Nurse is responsible for the application and/or interpretation of appropriate clinical criteria and guideline policies, procedures, regulatory standards and plan documents. The UM Nurse would interpret relevant medical policy /benefits determinations associated with rare diagnoses, gender reassignment surgery, out of country emergency admissions and other specialty precertifications. The UM nurse will also review for the BRCA genetic testing. This job requires a RN with an unrestricted, active license. A RN that resides in California would be optimal but not a prerequisite for this position. After hours on call will also be required on a rotational basis.


3-5 years of clinical experience required

3-5 years precert and/or UM experience required

Familiarity with Medicare criteria preferred

BSN preferred


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


Nursing/Registered Nurse license is required.


Functional - Nursing/Clinical coverage and policies/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/1-3 Years


Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Total clinical View/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Strategic Desktop Reporting/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Document Search/1-3 Years/End User


Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION


Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION


This is an opportunity to work with members who require specialized care / treatment that can only be provided by a select number of providers or facilities due to a rare diagnosis; members who are traveling outside of the United States and require an emergency medical admission and/or evacuation; and members who are seeking gender reassignment surgery along other specialized services.

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.

Job Function: Health Care