Aetna Case Manager in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 38199BR

Hours are anywhere from 7am - 6pm 8 hours shift

POSITION SUMMARY

The Case Manager utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individuals benefit plan and/or health needs through communication and available resources to promote optimal, cost-effective outcomes.

Fundamental Components:

Fundamental Components include but are not limited: - Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive assessments of referred member's needs/eligibility and determines approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member's benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services. - Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and guidelines, standardized case management plans, policies, procedures, and regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or members needs to ensure appropriate administration of benefits - Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or others to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary review in order to achieve optimal outcomes - Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels - Utilizes negotiation skills to secure appropriate options and services necessary to meet the members benefits and/or healthcare needs. - Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 years clinical practice experience, Managed care industry experience preferred. Case Management experience required RN with current unrestricted state licensure. Case Management Certification "CCM" preferred * Bi-lingual capabilities a plus, especially Spanish * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Proficiency in typing and use of computer applications

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse is required

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Case Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Discharge planning/1-3 Years

Functional - Medical Management//

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

Benefits Management/Understanding Clinical Impacts/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

We value leadership, creativitiy and initiative. If you share those values and a commitment to excellence and innovation, consider a career with our company.

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