Aetna Case Manager RN in Albany, New York
Req ID: 48325BR
Nurse Case Manager is responsible for telephonically assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating all case management activities with members to evaluate the medical and disability needs of the member to facilitate the members overall wellness and appropriate and timely return to work. In doing this the NCM develops a proactive course of action to address issues presented to enhance the short and long term outcomes as well as opportunities to enhance a members overall wellness through integration. Services strategies policies and programs are comprised of network management and clinical coverage policies.
Current Aetna employees currently working from home may continue to work from home based on specific region and business need. External candidates will be required to work in office in Albany, New York
Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts an evaluation of member's needs and benefit plan eligibility and facilitates integrative functions as well as smooth transition to Aetna programs and plans. Assessments will take into account information from various sources to address all conditions including co-morbid and multiple diagnoses that impact functionality. Reviews prior claims to address potential impact on current case management and eligibility. Assessments will include the members level of work capacity and related restrictions/limitations. Application and interpretation of disability criteria and guidelines, applicable policies and procedures, regulatory standards and disability benefit plan to determine eligibility and integration with available internal/external programs. Using holistic approach assess the need for a referral to clinical resources for assistance in determining functionality. Consults with supervisor and others in overcoming barriers in meeting goals and objectives, presents cases at case conferences for multidisciplinary focus to benefit overall claim management. Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures.
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: 5 years clinical practice experience; Required Experience in Discharge Planning and Case Management; PreferredAbility to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment; RequiredThis is an Office working environment with productivity and quality expectationsEDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Registered Nurse License (RN) is Required
New York RN License is Preferred
Certified Case Manager (CCM) is Preferred
Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/4-6 Years
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General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This is a fast paced unit with participants who often have complex nursing needs. Our case managers must be able to work efficiently with providers, participants, and families to determine gaps in medical care and be able to assist in comprehensive discharge planning. 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 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