Aetna UM Clinician - BH in Sandy, Utah

Req ID: 37686BR


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

Fundamental Components:

Applies critical thinking and is knowledgeable of evidence-based treatment and clinical practice guidelines for Behavioral Health and or medical conditions based upon the program focus. The majority of time is spent at a desk and on the telephone reviewing concurrent cases with the treating provider using specific criteria and making decisions to authorize additional services for our members or refer to a physician for a determination.


3-5 years of direct clinical practice experience post masters degree, e.g., hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic/facility

Managed care/utilization review experience preferred

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


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.


Mental Health/Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) or RN/Psych is required


Clinical / Medical/Concurrent review / discharge planning/1-3 Years

Clinical / Medical/Precertification/1-3 Years

Clinical / Medical/Direct patient care (hospital, private practice)/1-3 Years


Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED


Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Full-Time Telework (WAH) unless the candidate is within a reasonable commute to the Sandy office.


Aetna is a stable company with a long history of healthcare experience. We have talented staff and offer multiple benefits to our employees. This position offers an opportunity to improve diagnostic skills and learn more about effective care.

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