Aetna Case Manager RN/LCSW/or LPCC Charlottesville/Harrisonburg, VA Medical & Behavioral Health in Charlottesville, Virginia

Req ID: 50494BR

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

Hours are 8am -5pm Monday -Friday, no holidays and no weekends.

Territory covers Charlottesville & Harrisonburg, VA region. Traveling 3 days a week and Documenting 2 days.

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.

Supports, integrates and executes the IHD process.

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

Utilizes l interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement in disability process and a timely RTW.

Exhibits the following Case Manager Behaviors

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

5 years clinical practice experience required

Bilingual preferred

Disability case management experience preferred

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS on of the following required:

Nursing/Registered Nurse License

Mental Health/Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Mental Health/Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCC)

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Case Management/4-6 Years

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/FOUNDATION

Benefits Management/Understanding Clinical Impacts/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Opportunity for telework after in office training

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Opportunity to work in a growing company with room for advancement

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