Aetna Quality Review Nurse (ACC) in Houston, Texas

Req ID: 49446BR

POSITION SUMMARY

We are building an exciting new clinical and member experience program at Aetna. Aetna Community Care is a member centric, team-delivered, community based care management model that joins members where they are.

The Quality Review Nurse (QRN) is responsible for the review and audit of clinical records to promote and support care management quality and best practice for Aetna Community Care, a new community based care management program in Texas. The QRN reports to the works to assure program efficacy, accreditation and compliance, fostering a collaborative culture of continuous quality improvement to optimize member and associate experience, and to support clinical and business outcomes.

Fundamental Components:

  • Designs and conducts clinical documentation and phone call reviews for member facing clinical staff to assure adherence to policy and procedures, regulatory compliance and promote best practice standards

  • Develops and tests pertinent audit tools designed to meet targeted review objectives and inter-rater reliability

  • Supports the work of clinical supervisor associate reviews including field, in-home assessment reviews and ride-alongs

  • Builds relationships and establishes credibility as an expert clinical quality resource

  • Prepares, analyzes and applies pertinent audit data, metrics and reports to monitor, trend and track associate and team performance, member and program outcomes

  • Provides objective constructive feedback to address audit deficits and trends; providing recommendations for corrective action and improvement

  • Develops methods for an ongoing feedback loop with all identified stakeholders, e.g. clinical leaders, clinical associates, clinical teams

  • Creates a trusting, collaborative culture and processes for continuous quality improvement

  • Liaison with clinical leadership, Learning & Performance, providing input for process improvement and new or refresher trainings

  • Participates with the leadership team and actively contributes to program best practice standards and strategies

  • Adheres to protocols and processes in compliance with regulatory guidelines and company policies and procedures

  • Other responsibilities as required

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • The minimum level of education required for candidates in this position is a Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Masters Degree preferred (Nursing or other related discipline)

  • Minimum of 3 years case management experience required

  • 5 years clinical practice experience required

  • Clinical quality review/audit experience required; e.g. Audit tool development

  • Community, public health, home health, outpatient experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of care management, NCQA, best practice e.g. care plans/SMART goals

  • Effective communicator; motivational interviewing or related skills desired

  • Experience in healthcare, managed care, insurance industry preferred

  • Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN), Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Quality certification preferred

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

    EDUCATION

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

    Licenses and Certifications:

    Registered Nurse with active state license in good standing required.

    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.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care