Aetna Children's System of Care Administrator (LCSW, LMFT, LAC, LPC, PhD, PsyD) - KS MCD - 51841BR in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 51841BR

Are you ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across the nation? Aetna Better Health of Kansas is looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of KanCare members. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, and we will support you all the way.


The Children's System of Care Administrator oversees the development and implementation of community support programs and processes that ensure the needs of children and families are met. Serves as key liaison to State agencies including child welfare, juvenile corrections, juvenile detention systems, and other child-serving agencies, Children's System of Care (CSoC) governance and the wrap around agencies to outline goals and ensure programs developed reflect the goals and values of the CSoC as well as all Federal and State regulations and contractual requirements. Reports to the Chief Clinical Officer.

Fundamental Components:

  • Collaborates with child welfare, juvenile corrections, juvenile detention systems, and other child-serving agencies, as well as internal teams to ensure coordination of efforts.

  • Oversees the childrens system service delivery system consistent with the Kansas Principles for Children Service Delivery.

  • Oversees the design and implementation of the behavioral health delivery programs to ensure the needs of children and their families in the behavioral health system are met.

  • Ensures collaboration with child welfare agencies and the juvenile justice system.

  • Coordinates with members of various State agencies to ensure that programs developed reflect the goals and values of the CSoC.

  • Develops and implements practice adjustments, and policy and procedure revisions.

  • Provides training and support in an effort to provide continuous improvement in serving children and families.

  • Coordinates the assimilation of measures with continuous quality improvement efforts at the provider and network levels.

  • Establishes a positive organization and company image within the Kansas health care community.

  • Participates in shaping the Kansas behavioral health system of care and resolving issues and challenges identified.

  • Establishes and maintains on-going relationships with community organizations and contract stakeholders.

  • Ensures that the behavioral health care needs of members are well served.

  • Establishes and maintains ongoing relationships with key agencies, providers, physicians, hospitals, advocacy groups and State officials.

    Qualification Requirements:

  • 5 or more years of experience in public sector; Required

  • Managed Behavioral and Physical health care experience; Preferred

  • 5 or more years of experience as a Children System Administrator or in a similar role for a managed behavioral health care organization overseeing collaboration with welfare agencies and the justice system; Preferred

  • 3+ years' experience with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) population; Preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Kansas Medicaid managed care market, regulations, practices and behavioral health system; Strongly Preferred.

    Education and Certification Requirements:

  • A Kansas-licensed Clinical practitioner.

  • Masters degree in Behavioral Health, Public Health or Registered Nurse Required.

  • Current, unrestricted licensed commensurate with educational field, such as a LCSW, LMFT, LAC, LPC, PhD, PsyD,

    RN; must be licensed in Kansas or be eligible to become licensed in Kansas.

  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Office Suite applications (WORD, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.) and strong keyboard navigation skills are required.


    The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

    Licenses and Certifications

    Mental Health/Licensed Clinical Social Worker is desired

    Mental Health/Licensed Professional Counselor is desired

    Mental Health/Licensed Psychologist is desired

    Nursing/Registered Nurse is desired


    General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

    Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED


    Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

    General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

    Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/ADVANCED

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION 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.

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Job Function: Management