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Case Manager RN
at Aetna
San Antonio, TX

Case Manager RN
at Aetna
San Antonio, TX

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Description: Office-based position in San Antonio, TX.

Nurse Case Manager is responsible for telephonically and/or face to face assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating all case management activities with members to evaluate the medical needs of the member to facilitate the member’s overall wellness. 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. Fundamental Components: 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. Applies clinical judgment to the incorporation of strategies designed to reduce risk factors and barriers and address complex health and social indicators which impact care planning and resolution of member issues. Assessments 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 include the member’s level of work capacity and related restrictions/limitations. Using a 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. Utilizes interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and discern their health status and health needs based on key questions and conversation. Background Experience: RN licensure required
5+ years clinical experience required

Case management experience preferred
Managed care experience preferred Additional Job Information: Typical office working environment with productivity and quality expectationsWork 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 environmentPosition requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboardingEffective communication skills, both verbal and written. Required Skills: Benefits Management - Maximizing Healthcare Quality, Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment Desired Skills: Finance - Managing Aetnas Risk, General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results Functional Skills: Nursing - Case Management, Nursing - Concurrent Review/discharge planning, Nursing - Discharge Planning, Nursing - Disease management Technology Experience: Desktop Tool - Microsoft Explorer, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - Software Management, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel Education: Nursing - Certified Case Manager, 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

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