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Aetna Medical Director in Wichita, Kansas

Req ID: 64447BR

Job Description

The Medical Director for the Great Lakes region will 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.

Provide oversight for medical policy implementation. Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical/medical programs.

Candidate's must reside and be licensed in one of the following states: IL, MI, IN, MN, WI, MO, KS, NE, CO, IA, SD, ND.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Expands Aetna's medical management programs to address member needs across the continuum of care. Supports the Medical Management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers. Oversees utilization review/quality assurance, directing case management. Provides clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs through participation in clinical team activities. Acts as lead business and clinical liaison to network providers and facilities to support the effective execution of medical services programs by the clinical teams. Responsible for predetermination reviews ad reviews of claim determinations, providing clinical, coding, and reimbursement expertise.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

2-3 years of experience in Health Care Delivery System e.g., Clinical Practice and Health Care Industry. Active and current state medical license without encumbrances M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in a recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience.

Licenses/Certifications:

Medical - Medical License (for all states)

Functional Skills:

Clinical / Medical - Concurrent review / discharge planning, Clinical / Medical - Direct patient care (hospital, private practice)

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - Microsoft Explorer, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Required Skills:

General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen

Benefit Eligibility

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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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