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Aetna Utilization Management Nurse Consultant in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 64301BR

Job Description

Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program. Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Utilizes 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 Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/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 Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

3+ years of clinical experience (required)

RN with current unrestricted state licensure (required)

Rehab/skilled nursing/long term care (preferred)

Managed Care experience (preferred)

Utilization Management experience (preferred)

Licenses/Certifications:

Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)

Functional Skills:

Management - Management - Health Care Delivery, Medical Management - Medical Management - Hospital, Nursing - Concurrent Review/discharge planning

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Required Skills:

Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Leadership - Driving a Culture of Compliance

Desired Skills:

Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Communicating for Impact

Additional Job Information:

Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectationsWork requires the ability to perform close inspection of hand written and computer generated documents as well as a PC monitor.Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer.Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environmentPosition requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboardingEffective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Benefit Eligibility

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Job Function: Healthcare

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.

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