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Prevention and Wellness Coordinator - Texas STAR Kids

Primary Location: Dallas, TX
Additional Locations: TX-Dallas, TX-Ennis, TX-Grand Prairie, TX-Greenville, TX-Irving, TX-McKinney, TX-Terrell
At Aetna Better Health of Texas, we are committed to helping people on their path to better health. By taking a total and connected approach to health, we guide and support our members so they can get more out of life, every day. We are looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you’ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of Texas STAR Kids members. We value diversity and are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.

Participates in the development and ongoing implementation of QM Work Plan activities. Improves quality products and services by using measurement and analysis to process, evaluate and make recommendations to meet QM objectives. This position is responsible for coordinating the Plan's prevention and wellness activities specifically designed to promote the importance and benefits of accessing timely preventive and well care through targeted member/provider education and outreach initiatives. Additionally, this position may include community outreach and public relations initiatives as assigned. This position is responsible for monitoring the Plan's overall performance against state and federal standards for health education and preventive care and recommending options for improving performance.

Fundamental Components:
  • Under the direction of the Director/Manager of Quality, develops the annual Prevention and Wellness Plan, including assessments on enrollee participation and program impact.Develops, implements and assures ongoing coordination of designated prevention/wellness activities outlined within the quality improvement plan and Prevention and Wellness work plan.
  • Assists Manager in strategies for readying (the Plan’s) Prevention and Wellness initiatives and goals.Researches annually the plan’s clinical guidelines.
  • Provides HEDIS interventions for Plan based on driver recommendations that include the P&W outreach calendar and HEDIS measures.
  • Supports HEDIS groups and subgroups providing assistance in developing interventions for specific departments.Organizes special or pilot HEDIS interventions to target specific population initiatives.
  • Attends HEDIS conferences, SA staff meetings and other professional organizational meetings to support and promote plan’s objectives.
  • Evaluates, analyzes, reports on and records outcomes of scheduled P&W interventions.
  • Develops mailing deliverables which include: EPSDT, Well Women and Prenatal.
  • Assists Director/Manager as necessary in meeting Prevention and Wellness budget and is also responsible for outlining cost analysis and appropriate collaterals.
  • Assists with the production of quarterly member newsletters, submitting HEDIS articles and.Assists with the production of quarterly scheduled provider newsletters.
  • Produces and distributes quarterly community Partnerships in Health newsletters.Attends as necessary Quality Department meetings that include QM/UM, SIC, to provide P&W updatesProvides necessary updates as needed and supporting documents for state RFP, NCQA and EQRA reviews and proposal submissions.
  • Ensures mandatory RFP outcomes regarding quarterly EPSDT updates. Develops and maintains HEDIS Prevention and Wellness calendar and organizes member health educational events.
  • Coordinates efforts with SAI to develop written communication materials.
  • Updates routine member communications.
  • Serves as health plan resource for activities concerning state or federal programs for targeted preventive services.
  • Functions as a liaison for the health plan’s approved projects/programs related to outreach efforts.
  • Collaborates with various health management team members to develop specific interventions.
  • Maintains resource library of educational programs and develop materials and tool for specific sponsored programs.
  • Serves as corporate and local resource for reviewing member communication materials as assigned or required.
  • Collaborates with appropriate DPCI departments to organize outreach projects as determined by manager.
  • Develops educational materials for members, may assist with in-service or education of providers.
  • Updates desktops policies and procedures as related to prevention and wellness objectives.
  • Assist in conducting telephonic follow-up to members.Promotes utilization of EPSDT, immunization and dental services through parent/member, community contact providing resources.
  • Participates in educational presentations, workshops, seminars, community events and school programs sponsored by Plan.
  • Provides support to organize and conduct member and provider interventions via mailing, telephone and other modalities as required.
  • Assists in meeting the Plan’s requirements and standards for Regulatory and other accrediting agencies.
  • Provides support and functions as a liaison for Plans approved programs.
  • Assists in the development and utilizes educational programs sponsored by plan, equity owner health systems, local health department and community advocacy groups.

Background Experience:
  • Bachelor degree in a health-related field (Health Education, etc.).
  • Computer literacy and demonstrated proficiency is required in order to navigate through internal/external computer systems, and MS Office Suite applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience.
  • Minimum 3 years' recent and related health care marketing, outreach and/or health education experience.
  • Minimum of one year of recent and related experience working with local health departments, community agencies or managed care organizations serving Medicaid recipients.
  • 3 years’ experience in professional communications.
  • Managed care experience.
  • Pediatric/adolescent experience is preferred
To view all open Texas Star Kids positions please visit: Texas Star Kids

Clinical Licensure:

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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