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Aetna Case Manager Nurse (RN) in Union City, New Jersey

Req ID: 69766BR

Job Description

Please note: Candidates must reside in or around Union, Passaic and Middlesex Counties

Develop, implement, support, and promote Health Services strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to establish competitive business advantage for Aetna. Health Services strategies, policies, and programs are comprised of utilization management, quality management, network management and clinical coverage and policies. Utilizes advanced clinical judgment and critical thinking skills to facilitate appropriate member physical health and behavioral healthcare through assessment and care planning, direct provider coordination/collaboration, and coordination of psychosocial wraparound services to promote effective utilization of available resources and optimal, cost-effective outcomes.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

The RN Case Manager is responsible for conducting face to face visits using comprehensive assessments of members enrolled in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program (MLTSS). The care manager is responsible to coordinate and collaborate care with member/authorized representative, PCP, and any other care team participant. The RN care manager will attend interdisciplinary meetings and advocate on members behalf. The care manager works with member and care team to develop care plan and will authorize services within the MLTSS benefit. The care manager will also work with the member and care team to coordinate and assist with community resources. The care manager is responsible for documenting accurately and timely in the electronic health record. This position requires the care manager to use critical thinking and be able to problem solve any issues related to assigned membership. While this position is telework the care manager must work normal business hours.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

3+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home

health or ambulatory care required

Active and Unrestricted RN license in NJ required

Must be comfortable completing Field based travel to meet with Members

Case management and/or discharge planning experience preferred

Managed Care experience preferred

Crisis intervention skills preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

Nursing - Registered Nurse

Additional Job Information:

Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectationsWork 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 environmentPosition requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboardingEffective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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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