Aetna Utilization Managment (RN) Nurse Consultant in Albany, New York

Req ID: 51896BR


This position is for a Utilization Management Nurse Consultant with Aetna's Care Management program in the Public & Labor Dedicated Unit. The nurse utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following:

-Utilization Management Nurse Consultant will be able to utilize 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.

-The UMNC will gather clinical information and apply the appropriate clinical criteria, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation along the continuum of care.

-The UMNC communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate care/treatment and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization management function.

-UMNC will work collaboratively with the other members of the care advocate team.


Managed Care experience preferred

3-5 years of clinical experience required (med surg)

Must possess strong verbal, written communication skills, computer and keyboarding skills.


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


Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.


Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/4-6 Years

Functional - Nursing/Discharge Planning/1-3 Years


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

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Explorer/1-3 Years/End User


Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/ADVANCED

Full time office based position in Albany, NY.

Hours 8-4:30pm with some weekend, holiday and evening shift rotation.


We are looking for a UMNC to join the Public & Labor Dedicated Unit. Our department is a rapidly growing fast paced environment that provides our teams the opportunity to make a positive impact for our members and customers. The role is office based with extensive telephonic and computer utilization. We are seeking an individual who is adaptable and innovative with strong clinical skills that focus on the well-being of our members.


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