Aetna UM Clinical Consultant in Linthicum, Maryland
Req ID: 54638BR
Please note: This is an in office position in Linthicum, MD.
Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.
Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.
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
Participates in care rounds
3+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care required.
Registered Nurse (RN) is required
Managed care/utilization review experience preferred
The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Healthcare Management/ is desired
Communications/ is desired
Information Technology/ is desired
Managed Care/ is desired
Functional - Medical Management//
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook//
Option for part-time telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment
Flexible telework / office-based schedule (must live near certain office location)
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Energetic person need to help build utilization management department
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
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Job Function: Health Care
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