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Aetna Health Coach Consultant in Sugar Land, Texas

Req ID: 61824BR

Job Description

This position is open an in-office position in either Sugar Land, TX or Hartford, CT

This is a M-F position with 3 days a week 8am-430pm CST and 2 days as week 11:30am-8pm CST.

The Health Coach Consultant utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to engage, educate, and promote and influence member's decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal health status. Requires an RN with unrestricted active license.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Assessment of Members through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive evaluation of member's needs and benefit plan eligibility for available integrated internal and external programs/services. Utilizes assessment techniques to determine member's level of health literacy, technology capabilities, and/or readiness to change. Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness & Quality of Care.

Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and guidelines, health/wellness management plans, policies, procedures, regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or member's needs to enable appropriate utilization of services and/or administration and integration with available internal/external programs. Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or others to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives. Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels. Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health.

Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices. Interprets and utilizes clinical guidelines/criteria to positively impact members health Provides up-to-date healthcare information to help facilitate the member¡¦s understanding of his/her health status Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care Develops and monitors established plans of care, in collaboration with the member and/or attending physician, to meet the member's goals. Utilizes internal policy and procedure in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

3+ years of clinical experience required

RN with current unrestricted state licensure required.

Previous coaching experience preferred

Managed Care experience preferred

Strong computer skills preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

Nursing - Registered Nurse

Functional Skills:

Nursing - Disease management, Nursing - Medical-Surgical Care

Technology Experience:

Computer Operation - System and Console Operations, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word

Required Skills:

Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, Leadership - Driving Change

Desired Skills:

General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Additional Job Information:

Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectations Work requires the ability to perform close inspection of hand written and computer generated documents as well as a PC monitor. Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer. Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Benefit Eligibility

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Job Function: Healthcare

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.

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