Aetna UM Clinical Consultant in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 43482BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The candidate utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.

Fundamental Components:

Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function

Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate medical necessity criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation/discharge planning along the continuum of care

Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to evaluate and facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members including urgent or emergent interventions (such as triage / crisis support)

Coordinates/Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate optimal care/treatment

Identifies members who may benefit from care management programs and facilitates referral

Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of healthcare services and benefit utilization.

Collaborates with interdisciplinary team during case rounds to facilitate services, discharge planning

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

RN license required

3+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care required.

Managed care/utilization review experience preferred

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

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

Functional - Clinical / Medical/Concurrent review / discharge planning/1+ Years

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Concurrent Review/1+ Years

Functional - Customer Service/Customer Service - Member Services - HMO products/1+ Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Aetna Applications/QNXT/1+ Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1+ Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1+ Years/End User

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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