Aetna Case Manager RN in Passaic County, New Jersey

Req ID: 54044BR

Please note: Candidates must reside in or around Bergen County, Essex County, Union County, Hudson County or Passaic County New Jersey

POSITION SUMMARY

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:

  • 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.

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

    2+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care,.

    Registered Nurse (RN), NJ Licensure is required

    Case management and discharge planning experience strongly preferred

    Managed Care experience is preferred

    Crisis intervention skills are preferred

    EDUCATION

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

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

    Nursing/Registered Nurse is 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

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.