Aetna Worker's Compensation RN Field Case Manager Registered Nurse Chicago and North in Ottawa, Illinois

Req ID: 54977BR

JOIN OUR GROWING TEAMAre you tired of bedside nursing?Are you looking to get away from 12-hour hospital shifts while continuing to utilize your RN expertise to impact the lives of patients in your local community? We are seeking self-motivated, energetic, detail oriented, highly organized, tech-savvy Registered Nurses to join our Workers Compensation Field Case Management team. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, full benefits, and a performance-based bonus paid out on a monthly or quarterly basis. Our organization promotes autonomy through a Monday-Friday working schedule, paid holidays, and flexibility as you coordinate the care of your members.

POSITION SUMMARY

Bilingual Spanish field case manager needed to assist in coordinating care and assist in early appropriate and safe return to work.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the gollowing:

50-75% travel to appointments to determine claimant status, treatment plan and timeframes to RTW.

Coordination of rehab plan and assurance of compliance and progress

Communication with all parties to keep everyone abreast of status and progress

Evaluation of process, progress and initiating discussion to rectify any questions, concerns or issues

Collaborating with different disciplines with focus on proper treatment, responses/progress to achieve safe RTW

Documenting and reporting outcomes and events

Researching materials to use for coaching and educating claimants on diagnosis, treatment and comorbidities

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

3 years clinical practice experience. (experienced in orthopedics, workers comp, neurosurgery, out patient surgery, occupational health, home health, UR, QA, medical/ surgical nursing, independent/self sufficient, organized, patient and likes to teach)

Case management experience preferred but will train qualified candidates.

Ability to travel within a designated geographic area for in-person case management activities

Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Effective communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently (may require working from home).

Proficiency with standard corporate software applications, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, as well as some special proprietary applications.

Effective computer skills including navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse is required

CCM preferred.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Occupational/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Case Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Concurrent Review/discharge planning/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Home Health Care Ambulatory Nursing/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Disability/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Work with independence and flexibility

No weekends or Holidays

Meet and work with prestigious and well recognized physician as best in their field

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.

As a Workers Compensation Field Case Manager, you will be offered:Autonomy Productivity incentives Monday-Friday schedule Reimbursement for mileage, tolls, parking, licensure and certification· Laptop, iPhone & printer/fax/scanner all in one.Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Job Function: Health Care

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.