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Aetna Utilization Management Nurse Consultant in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 66228BR

Job Description

Office-based position in Bethlehem, PA or Richfield, OH.

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:

RN licensure required

3+ years clinical experience required

Utilization management experience preferred

Managed care experience preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

Nursing - Registered Nurse

Functional Skills:

Nursing - Disease management, Nursing - Medical-Surgical Care

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word

Required Skills:

Benefits Management - Interacting with Medical Professionals, Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, Technology - Leveraging Technology

Desired Skills:

Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Driving Change

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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