Aetna KS Medicaid Health Care Quality Management Consultant in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 52092BR


Implements an all product quality management strategy that meets internal and external constituent expectations for demonstrating quality outcomes. Using innovation, integration, and information links the quality management activities to business goals. Health Care Quality Management includes, but is not limited to, QM Programs/Infrastructure, behavioral health QM, credentialing, delegation and regulatory accreditation support, clinical and service measurement and improvement and quality of care investigations. Participates in the development and ongoing implementation of QM Work Plan activities. Improve quality products and services, by using measurement and analysis to process, evaluate and make recommendations to meet QM objectives.

Fundamental Components:

Processes and evaluates complex data and information sets (e.g. accreditation/regulatory standards, HEDIS data, Geoaccess data)

Performs quantitative and qualitative data analysis

Converts the results of data analysis into meaningful business information and reaches conclusions about the data

Prepares and completes QM documents based on interpretation and application of business requirements

Documents QM activities to demonstrate compliance with business, regulatory, and accreditation requirements

Assists in the development and implementation of QM projects and activities

Accountable for completing and implementation of QM Work Plan Activities (e.g. QM committees, audits, clinical reviews)

Prepares and reports business information to internal and external constituents and consults with constituents on solutions to business issues (e.g. delegates, committees, workgroups, regulators)

Evaluates and makes recommendations for corrective actions regarding credentialing events and potential quality concerns. May require clinical knowledge

Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and implementation of quality improvement projects and initiatives


3+ years work related experience in the healthcare industry is required. Proficiency with MS Office Suite applications; ability to utilize other software and applications with strong keyboard navigation skills, required.

5 to 7 years clinical and/or managed care experience in the healthcare industry and quality management is required.

Education and Certification Requirements:

Bachelor's degree, Nursing degree, or other comparable healthcare experience.


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


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Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/ADVANCED

Benefits Management/Promoting Health Information Technology/FOUNDATION

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/FOUNDATION


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED


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: Quality Management