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Workers Compensation RN Field Case Manager Registered Nurse Harrisburg, PA

Primary Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Additional Locations: PA-Harrisburg
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JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM
Are you tired of bedside nursing?
Are you looking to get away from 12-hour hospital shifts while continuing to utilize your RN expertise to impact the lives of patients in your local community?

We are seeking self-motivated, energetic, detail oriented, highly organized, tech-savvy Registered Nurses to join our Workers’ Compensation Field Case Management team. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, full benefits, and a performance-based bonus paid out on a monthly or quarterly basis. Our organization promotes autonomy through a Monday-Friday working schedule, paid holidays, and flexibility as you coordinate the care of your members.

Territory Harrisburg, PA and surrounding area.

The Case Manager uses a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality, cost effective outcomes.

Fundamental Components:
Acts as a liaison with client /family, employer, provider(s), insurance companies, and healthcare personnel as appropriate. Implements and coordinates all case management activities relating to catastrophic and other injury/illness cases. Interacts with clients telephonically or in person. May be required to meet with clients in their homes, work-sites, or physician’s office to provide ongoing case management services. Assesses and analyzes injured, acute, or chronically ill members/clients medical and/or vocational status; develops a plan of care to facilitate the member/client’s appropriate condition management to optimize wellness and medical outcomes, aid timely return to work or optimal functioning. Communicates with client and other stakeholders as appropriate (e.g., medical providers, attorneys, employers and insurance carriers) telephonically or in person. Prepares all required documentation of case work activities as appropriate. Interacts and consults with internal multidisciplinary team as indicated to help client maximize best health outcomes. May make outreach to treating physician or specialists concerning course of care and treatment as appropriate. Provides educational and prevention information for best medical outcomes. Applies all laws and regulations that apply to the provision of rehabilitation services; applies all special instructions required by individual insurance carriers and referral sources. Testifies as required to substantiate any relevant case work or reports. Conducts an evaluation of ’ needs and facilitates integrative functions using clinical tools and information/data. Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. Facilitates appropriate condition management, optimize overall wellness and medical outcomes, appropriate and timely return to baseline, and optimal function or return to work. Develops a proactive course of action to address issues presented to enhance the short and long-term outcomes, as well as opportunities to enhance a client’s overall wellness through integration. Monitors client progress toward desired outcomes through assessment and evaluation.



All employees are expected to embody our values of Excellence, Integrity, Caring and Inspiration in all that they do as an employee. The overall responsibility of the Field Case Manager is to ensure the injured worker receives the best possible care in a timely and efficient manner towards full rehabilitation and return to work. Please note that we do offer mileage reimbursement for local travel.
As a Workers’ Compensation Field Case Manager, you will be offered:
Autonomy
Productivity incentives
Monday-Friday schedule
Reimbursement for mileage, tolls, parking, licensure and certification
Laptop, iPhone & printer/fax/scanner all in one.
All major holidays are paid time off, vacation and sick time off is accrued. Full benefits offered including 401(k) and many corporate discounts available. Employees are reimbursed for fees to maintain licensure as well as free CEU’s to maintain licensure. Continuing Education credits are available/provided for RN and a various industry certifications too. Work from home with in-state travel. In addition to annual salary, position has potential for a monthly monetary bonus.

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


Background Experience:
5 years clinical practice experience (required for NCM role only).
Prior case management experience (required for NCM role, preferred for all other areas).
Effective computer skills including navigating multiple systems and keyboarding.
Job-specific technical knowledge, (e.g., knowledge of workers compensation and disability industry for workers’ compensation case managers or case management).
Ability to travel within a designated geographic area for in-person case management activities
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
BILINGUAL PREFERRED.
Proficiency with standard corporate software applications, including MS Word and Outlook, as well as some special proprietary applications.
Ability to work independently from home based office.
Knowledge of laws and regulations governing delivery of rehabilitation services.
Effective communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

CERTIFICATION
Additional national professional certification (CRC, CDMS, CRRN, COHN, or CCM) is preferred, but not required. Certified Case Manager is preferred. Willing to pursue certification within a 3 year period.

LICENSE
Registered Nurse with active state license in good standing in the state where job duties are performed is required.

Additional Job Information:
The successful candidate for this position will be a self-starter with strong assessment and analytical skills. No two days are alike and priorities can change with the urgency of issues to address, providing the candidate with the opportunity to work in a stimulating, fast paced environment. Flexibility and strong time management skills are a must, as is good grasp of technology in working with various applications on your company issued smart phone and laptop.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Service - Handling Service Challenges

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Service - Case Administration

Functional Skills:
Nursing - Case Management, Nursing - Critical Care, Nursing - Discharge Planning, Nursing - Home Health Care Ambulatory Nursing, Nursing - Occupational

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word

Education:
Nursing - Certified Case Manager, Nursing - Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS), Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)

Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
50 - 75%

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

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

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