Aetna Registered Nurse (RN) - Utilization Management (UM) Nurse Consultant in High Point, North Carolina

Req ID: 38151BR

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Registered Nurse (RN) Utilization Management Nurse Consultant, you will utilize clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.

Ability to exercise independent and sound judgment, strong decision-making skills and well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective organizational and time management skills. This position is in an office environment using a computer station and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Candidate must possess good computer skills. This is a quick paced position that requires timeliness standards are met. All patient/provider contact is via phone or electronic media. Full Time positions with flexible hours, M-F. 2-3 times a month until 9:00pm ET is required.

High Point is within commuting distance to Greensboro, Winston Salem and Kenersville, NC!

Fundamental Components of the UM Nurse Consultant role include, but are not limited to:

Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage recommendation along the continuum of care Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate 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 Lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization management / benefit management function

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Minimum of 4-6 years clinical experience required.

Managed Care experience is a plus.

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 (RN) is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Concurrent Review/discharge planning/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Operating Systems/Windows/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

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.

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Job Function: Health Care