Job Description Open to candidates located in or near Dodge City or Garden City KS, or candidates in Western KS.
This will be a full-time telework role that will require 50-75% travel in Western KS once COVID restrictions are lifted.
Flexibility to work beyond core business hours of Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, is required.
Develop, implement, support, and promote Health Services strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to establish competitive business advantage for Aetna Health Services strategies, policies, and programs are comprised of utilization management, quality management, network management and clinical coverage and policies.
Utilizes critical thinking and judgment to collaborate and inform the case management process, in order to facilitate appropriate healthcare outcomes for members by providing care coordination, support and education for members through the use of care management tools and resources. Assessment of Members: Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive assessments of referred memberâ™s needs/eligibility and determines approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating memberâ™s benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services. - Applies clinical judgment to the incorporation of strategies designed to reduce risk factors and address complex clinical indicators which impact care planning and resolution of member issues. - Using advanced clinical skills, performs crisis intervention with members experiencing a behavioral health or medical crisis and refers them to the appropriate clinical providers for thorough assessment and treatment, as clinically indicated. Provides crisis follow up to members to help ensure they are receiving the appropriate treatment/services.
Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care: - Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and clinical guidelines, standardized case management plans, policies, procedures, and regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or memberâ™s needs to ensure appropriate administration of benefits - Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or other programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectivesÍ¾ presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary view in order to achieve optimal outcomes - Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels - Ability to speak to medical and behavioral health professionals to influence appropriate member care. - Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promotes 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. - Helps member actively and knowledgeably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making - Analyzes all utilization, self-report and clinical data available to consolidate information and begin to identify comprehensive member needs.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care: - In collaboration with the member and their care team develops and monitors established plans of care to meet the memberâ™s goals - Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures.
Required Qualifications - 3+ years of direct clinical practice experience post masters degree, e.g., hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic and/or facility - Unencumbered Behavioral Health clinical state license required (LMSW, LSCSW, LMLP, LPC, LCPC, LMFT, LCMFT or related behavioral health licensure) - Flexibility to work beyond core business hours of Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, is required
Preferred Qualifications - Case management and discharge planning experience - Crisis intervention skills preferred - Managed care and Home and Community Based Services experience - Hospital experience preferred
Education - Minimum of a Master's degree in Behavioral/Mental Health or related field required
Business Overview At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.
Internal Number: 1612566BR
About CVS Health
Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.
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