Aetna Utilization Management Nurse Consultant in Albany, New York

Req ID: 54307BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is for Utilization Management,for a high performing team called the Custom Care Management Unit collaboratively working with Willis Towers Watson The Utilization Manager utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individuals benefit plan and/or health needs through communication and available resources to promote optimal, cost-effective outcomes

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following :

The ideal candidate is a Registered Nurse with an unrestrictive license. The candidate has the ability to exercise independent and sound judgment, has strong decision-making skills and well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective organizational and time management skills along with strong teamwork skills. Managed Care experience and prior experience within a telephonic customer service center type of environment is preferred. Candidate must possess good computer skills. Fundamental components related to the Custom Care Management Unit include but are not limited to; Utilizes assessment techniques to determine members level of health literacy, technology capabilities, and/or readiness to change. Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health. Provides coaching, information, education and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

Managed Care experience preferred

3-5 years of clinical RN experience required

EDUCATION

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Nursing/Registered Nurse is required active and unrestricted

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Nursing/Case Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/Critical Care/ICU/1-3 Years

Functional - Nursing/Discharge Planning/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

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

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Supporting Medical Practice/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Considered only for current internal teleworkers (in any area) Potential WAH after a year employment.

Internals can work ANYWHERE IN USA work at home.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This position offers the candidate the opportunity to join a dedicated Care Advocate team, working in National Accounts and collaboration with Willis Towers Watson. We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and clinical excellence. This Unit has a strong desire to deliver best-in-class service to the Member's we serve and we strive to do this as a TEAM. 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. Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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: 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.