At Aetna, we’re pioneering a total approach to health and wellness, focusing on the whole person - body, mind, and spirit. Our more than 4,000 nurses are central to turning our member’s health ambitions, big and small, into achievements. Your role will include helping members stay well, manage health conditions, and access the right care at the right time. As you do this, we’ll support you in achieving more in your life and your work.
What makes a successful nurse? Here are the traits we are looking for:
- Problem Solver
- Results Driven
- Technology Savvy
- Detail Oriented
- Good Listener
- Open Minded
- Team Player
Paid Time Off & Disability
Health Coach Consultant (RN)Primary Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Additional Locations: TX-Sugar Land Apply
This is an office-based position for candidates in the Sugarland, TX office. The Hours are as follows: 3 days a week working 8 am - 4:30 pm CST and 2 days a week working 11:30 am - 8 pm.
Responsible for the review and evaluation of clinical information and documentation. Reviews documentation and interprets data obtained from clinical records or systems to apply appropriate clinical criteria and policies in line with regulatory and accred
Assessment of Members through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive evaluation of member's needs and benefit plan eligibility for available integrated internal and external programs/services. Utilizes assessment techniques to determine member's level of health literacy, technology capabilities, and/or readiness to change. Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness & Quality of Care. Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and guidelines, health/wellness management plans, policies, procedures, regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or member's needs to enable appropriate utilization of services and/or administration and integration with available internal/external programs. Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or others to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives.
Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels. Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health. Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices. Interprets and utilizes clinical guidelines/criteria to positively impact members health Provides up-to-date healthcare information to help facilitate the member¡¦s understanding of his/her health status Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care Develops and monitors established plans of care, in collaboration with the member and/or attending physician, to meet the member's goals. Utilizes internal policy and procedure in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines.Background Experience:
3+ years of clinical experience required
RN with current unrestricted state licensure required.
Additional Job Information: Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectations
Previous coaching experience preferred
Managed Care experience preferred
Work requires the ability to perform close inspection of hand written and computer generated documents as well as a PC monitor.
Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening. Work requires sitting for extended periods, talking on the telephone and typing on the computer.
Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment
Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
Required Skills: Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, Leadership - Driving Change Desired Skills: General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results Functional Skills: Nursing - Disease management, Nursing - Medical-Surgical Care Technology Experience: Computer Operation - System and Console Operations, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word Education: Nursing - Registered Nurse Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: 0 - 10% 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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