Aetna Clinical Care Manager - RN, LCSW, or LCPC in Downers Grove, Illinois
Req ID: 37983BR
High performing care management team passionate about providing resources for Medicaid members that we serve to improve overall quality of life.
Assessment of Members:
-Through the use of clinical tools and review of member specific health information/data, conducts comprehensive assessments of referred members needs/eligibility and, in collaboration with the members care team, determines an approach to resolving member issues and/or meeting needs by evaluating the members benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services and resources.
Applies clinical judgment to the incorporation of strategies designed to reduce risk factors and barriers and address complex clinical indicators which impact care planning and resolution of member issues.
Using advanced clinical skills, performs crisis intervention with members experiencing behavioral health or medical crisis and refers them to the appropriate clinical and service providers for thorough assessment and treatment, as clinically indicated. Provides crisis follow up to members to help ensure they are receiving the appropriate treatment/services.
Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care:
Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and clinical guidelines, standardized care management plans, policies, procedures, and regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or members needs to ensure appropriate administration of benefits.
Using a holistic approach consults with clinical colleagues, supervisors, Medical Directors and/or other programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives. Presents cases at case rounds/conferences to obtain a multidisciplinary perspective and recommendations in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels
Ability to speak to medical and behavioral health professionals to influence appropriate member care.
Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promotes lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health.
Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices.
Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making
Analyzes all utilization, self-report and clinical data available to consolidate information and begin to identify comprehensive member needs.
Utilizes negotiation skills to secure appropriate options and serv
3-5 years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care required.
Case management and discharge planning experience preferred
Managed Care experience preferred
Crisis intervention skills preferred
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Mental Health/Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Nursing/Registered Nurse(RN) is required.
Medical Management/Medical Management - Case Management/
Medical Management/Medical Management - Disability/
Medical Management/Medical Management - Disease management/
Medical Management/Medical Management - Discharge planning/
Medical Management/Medical Management - Non-profit Community Health Center/
Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User
Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment
-Considered only for location in a specific/ LOCAL region, state or City, must be able to visit office on occasion.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Become a part of a team both proud and passionate about the work they do and help transform the health care system in Illinois.
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