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Case Manager (RN) Registered Nurse

Primary Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Additional Locations: MI-Kalamazoo
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Description:
Position Summary/Mission:
Nurse Case Manager is responsible for telephonically assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating all case management activities with members to evaluate the medical and disability needs of the member to facilitate the member’s overall wellness and appropriate and timely return to work. In doing this the NCM 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 member’s overall wellness through integration. Services strategies policies and programs are comprised of network management and clinical coverage policies.

Territory: South west Michigan. We cover 8 counties- Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, St Joe, Van Buren, Branch, Kalamazoo.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Helping your community to live healthy self directed lives.

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.

Aetna takes our candidates'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.


Fundamental Components:
Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to

Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts an evaluation of member's needs and benefit plan eligibility and facilitates integrative functions as well as smooth transition to Aetna programs and plans.
Assessments will take into account information from various sources to address all conditions including co-morbid and multiple diagnoses that impact functionality.
Reviews prior claims to address potential impact on current case management and eligibility.
Assessments will include the member’s level of work capacity and related restrictions/limitations.
Application and interpretation of disability criteria and guidelines, applicable policies and procedures, regulatory standards and disability benefit plan to determine eligibility and integration with available internal/external programs.
Using holistic approach assess the need for a referral to clinical resources for assistance in determining functionality.
Consults with supervisor and others in overcoming barriers in meeting goals and objectives, presents cases at case conferences for multidisciplinary focus to benefit overall claim management.
Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures.
Supports, integrates and executes the IHD process.
Utilizes assessment techniques to assess for integration opportunities and determining work capacity.
Utilizes l interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement in disability process and a timely RTW.
Exhibits the following Case Manager Behaviors



Background Experience:
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
2+ years clinical RN practice experience disease management
Discharge planning experience preferred
2 years experience in behavioral health, social services or appropriate related field equivalent to program focus
Bilingual preferred
Disability case management experience 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 active and unrestricted

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Clinical / Medical/Concurrent review / discharge planning/
Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Case Management/
Functional - Clinical / Medical/Disease management/

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS
Benefits Management/Understanding Clinical Impacts/FOUNDATION
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED



Education:
Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)

Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

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.

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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