Aetna Case Manager (RN) Registered Nurse Or Licensed Social Worker Behavioral Health Beckley/Princeton area of West Virginia in Charleston, West Virginia

Req ID: 52029BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Nurse Case Manager is responsible for telephonically and in person face to face assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating all case management activities with members to evaluate the medical and behavioral needs of the member to facilitate the members overall wellness. In doing this the nurse CM 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.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following:

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.

Utilizes assessment techniques to assess for integration opportunities and determining work capacity.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

Behavioral Health experience is a requirement

Focusing on candidates living in the Beckley/Princeton area of West Virginia

Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment

Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer.

Work requires the ability to perform close inspection of hand written and computer generated documents as well as a PC monitor.

Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectations

EDUCATION

The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience for Registered Nurses.

OR

The minimum level of education for desired candidates for this position is a Bachelors degree in Social work and equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS one of the following:

Nursing/Registered Nurse is required

Licensed Social Worker (LCSW)

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Mental Health/1-3 Years

Telework Specifications:

Telework is an option for this position

Behavioral Health experience is a requirement

Focusing on candidates living in the Beckley/Princeton area of West Virginia

No holidays or weekends.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Opportunity to impact members lives positively through your nursing and case management skills.

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