Aetna UM Nurse Consultant in Charlotte, North Carolina

Req ID: 37059BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Reviews requests for inpatient medical services based on established guidelines and makes appropriate approval decisions or referrals to the medical director in a timely manner.

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after demonstrated competency in the role (completion of successful audits)

Fundamental Components:

-Utilizes clinical expertise and skills to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the appropriateness and medical necessity of services being requested

  • Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation along the continuum of care

    Communicates with providers and other parties to coordinate care/treatment

    Identifies members for referral opportunities to case management, disease management and other programs if indicated.

    Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services and benefit utilization

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

    Managed Care experience preferred

    3-5 years of clinical experience required

    EDUCATION

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN) is required.

    FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

    Functional - Nursing/Medical-Surgical Care/1-3 Years

    DESIRED SKILLS

    Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

    Telework Specifications:

    Option for telework will be evaluated after demonstrated competency in the role (completion of successful audits)

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

    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.

Job Function: Health Care