Aetna UM Clinical Consultant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 39083BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Facilitate the delivery of appropriate benefits and/or healthcare information which determines eligibility for benefits in the prior authorization setting. Develops, implements and supports Health Strategies, tactics, policies and programs that ensure the delivery of benefits and to establish overall member wellness.

Fundamental Components:

Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options to facilitate appropriate healthcare

services/benefits for members in the prior authorization setting

Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation along

the continuum of care

Communicates with providers, medical directors and other parties to facilitate medically necessary care/treatment

Identifies members for referral opportunities to integrate with other products, services and/or programs

Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services and benefit utilization

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

Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment

Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer.

Work requires the ability to perform close inspection of hand written and computer generated documents as well as a PC monitor.

Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectations

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 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

Must be proficient with computers and be able to quickly navigate multiple internet applications

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse is Required

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Become part of an innovative and collaborative team that assists in ensuring that members have access to the care they need at the right time and in the right setting.

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