Field Case Manager RN - Atlantic County NJ

Job Description
At Aetna Better Health of New Jersey, we believe that our members should have the opportunity to be leaders in their care. Our healthcare professionals are invested in connecting and servicing the Medicaid population in all 21 counties of New Jersey. This is an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of others by getting to know their stories to improve the quality of their lives. The most rewarding aspect of the MLTSS care management role is evidenced by the positive outcomes of collaborative efforts between the care manager, member, and servicing providers.

This is a field based position. Travel of 50-75% is required in Atlantic County NJ

Develop, implement, support, and promote health service strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to our members. Health service strategies, policies, and programs are comprised of utilization management, quality management, network management, clinical coverage and policies. The position requires advanced clinical judgment and critical thinking skills in order to facilitate appropriate physical, behavioral health, psychosocial wrap around services. The care manager will be responsible for; care planning, direct provider collaboration, and effective utilization of available resources in a cost-effective manner. Strong assessment, writing and communication skills are required.
Fundamental Components/Job Description:
The Case Manager is responsible for conducting face to face visits in the members home utilizing comprehensive assessment tools for members enrolled in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program (MLTSS). Member assignment may include pediatric population and medically complex cases. The case manager is responsible for coordinating and collaborating care with the member/authorized representative, PCP, and any other care team participants. The case manager schedules and attends interdisciplinary meetings and advocates on the members behalf to ensure proper and safe discharge with appropriate services in place. The case manager works with the member and care team to develop a care plan and authorizes services in a cost-effective manner within the MLTSS benefit. The care manager is responsible for documenting accurately and timely in the member's electronic health record. This position requires the case manager to use critical thinking skills and the ability to problem solve. The Case Manager will also be expected to mentor new hires, once, a level of proficiency has been attained in their role

Required Qualifications
3+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting, alternative care setting such as home health or ambulatory care required.
Active and Unrestricted RN license in NJ required.
Travel of 50-75% is required Atlantic County NJ and surrounding areas

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Case management and/or discharge planning experience preferred.
Managed Care experience preferred.
Crisis intervention skills preferred.

Education
Associate degree equivalent or higher

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.