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TX STAR+PLUS Service Coordination Supervisor

Primary Location: Houston, TX
Additional Locations: TX-Houston
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Description:
The Supervisor is responsible for oversight of healthcare management staff including the organization and development of high performing teams. Works closely with functional area managers to ensure consistency in clinical interventions supporting our members. Accountable for meeting the financial, operational and quality objectives of the unit. This position is office based with routine travel to meet with field based staff, as needed.


Fundamental Components:
Oversees the implementation of healthcare management services for assigned functional area Implements clinical policies & procedures in accordance with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards (e.g. NCQA, URAC, state and federal standards and mandates as applicable) Serve as a content model expert and mentor to the team regarding practice standards, quality of interventions, problem resolution and critical thinking Ensure implementation and monitoring of best practice approaches and innovations to better address the member's needs across the continuum of care May act as a liaison with other key business areas. May develop/assist in development and/review new training content May collaborate/deliver inter and intra-departmental training sessions Protects the confidentiality of member information and adheres to company policies regarding confidentiality Manages resources responsible for identification of members, development and implementation of care plans, enhancement of medical appropriateness and quality of care and monitoring, evaluating and documenting of care Develop, initiate, monitor and communicate performance expectations Ensures the team's understanding and use of information system capability and functionality May have responsibility for their own case load work May act as a single point of contact for the customer and the Account Team including: participation in customer meetings, implementation and oversight of customer cultural requirements, and support implementation of new customers. Participate in the recruitment and hiring process for staff using clearly defined requirements in terms of education, experience, technical and performance skills Assesses developmental needs and collaborates with others to identify and implement action plans that support the development of high performing teams Establish an environment and work style that promotes the concept of teamwork, cross product integration, and continuum of care thinking that results in strong performance Consistently demonstrates the ability to serve as an model change agent and lead change efforts Create a positive work environment by acknowledging team contributions, soliciting input, and offering personal assistance, when needed Accountable for maintaining compliance with policies and procedures and implements them at the employee level

Background Experience:
  • 3+ years in clinical area of expertise (Required)
  • 1+ years case management and/or health plan experience (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (BSN preferred) or Master's degree in behavioral health field AND active unrestricted State Licensure in applicable functional area. (eg RN, LPC, LMSW LCSW) (Required)
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience (Preferred)
  • 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. (Preferred)
  • Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment to goals and objectives.(Preferred)
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret data, identify areas of improvement, and focus on interventions to improve outcomes. (Preferred)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Providers, Members, Staff and other Leaders both in oral and written formats (e.g., may provide support to the sales staff & network staff via onsite customer visits and/or presentations) (Preferred)


Additional Job Information:
  • HARRIS SERVICE AREA: Austin, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton counties.
  • Use of personal vehicle when traveling in the field, must have active and valid TX driver's license, reliable transportation and vehicle insurance.


Required Skills:
Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen

Desired Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Functional Skills:
Clinical / Medical - Direct patient care (hospital, private practice), Medical Management - Medical Management - Case Management, Medical Management - Medical Management - Clinical coverage and policies

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Education:
Mental Health - Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health - Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Mental Health - Licensed Professional Counselor, Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)

Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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