Aetna Care Management Associate in Albany, New York

Req ID: 55410BR

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for Care Management Associates (CMA) to join our Team in Albany NY. This is a call center position that works telephonically with providers and members who have medical, commercial insurance coverage through an employer-based health plan. Answering incoming calls from providers or members regarding precertification or registration for surgical procedures and coordinating services with nurses. Looking for someone who enjoys working in an office in a high energy and motivated team environment.

Fundamental Components:

Collaboration with the member and provider as well as existing Care Management Associates is an integral part of this position. Timely documentation in on-line systems is a required skill, to meet internal deadlines, as well as applicable Federal and State laws. This position will be Monday through Friday, rotating Saturday work required after 6 months of training, 1-2 Saturdays per quarter can be expected, to meet federal and state regulated turn-around times.

Work from home opportunities may be available after 12-18 months of employment, determined by business need.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

High School Diploma or GED required. Prior telephonic customer support required with strong keyboarding skills. The ideal candidate will possess effective communication, telephonic and organizational skills. Time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities needed. Collaboration with the member as well as existing team Care Management Associates is an integral part of this position. Medical Insurance experience desired, but not required.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Customer Service/Customer service - production environment/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/FOUNDATION

Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED

Service/Working Across Boundaries/FOUNDATION

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Understanding Clinical Impacts/ADVANCED

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/FOUNDATION

Service/Handling Service Challenges/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Work from home opportunities may be available after 12-18 months of employment, determined by business need.

Current Aetna WAH employees will be considered.

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.