Telecommute – Atlanta, GA
Title:Behavioral Health Care Advocate
Atlanta GA Telecommute
Location: Atlanta Georgia United States
Division:ECS-PHM Utilization Mgmt
Contest Number: 866787
Function: Care Advocacy
BusinessSegment: Enterprise Clinical Services
Region: North America
Country: United States
You’re looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? UnitedHealthcare is offering an innovative new standard for care management. We’re going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Our growth is fueling the need for highly qualified professionals to join our elite team. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life’s best work.
As a Behavioral/Mental Health Care Advocate you will be responsible for case management and utilization review of behavioral health and substance abuse cases. You’ll have a direct impact on the lives of our members as you recommend and manage the appropriate level of care throughout the entire treatment plan.
What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You will work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you’ll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
Managing and administering inpatient behavioral health benefits
Reviewing clinical assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
Determining if additional clinical services are needed
Coordinating benefits and transitions between various levels of care
Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff on those ideas
Identify appropriate community based services for discharge planning as indicated
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Licensed Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or an RN with 2+ years of experience in behavioral health
Licenses must be active and unrestricted in the State of Georgia
2+ years experience in a related mental health environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Outlook, Internet)
Experience in an inpatient setting
Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for patients
Experience working with commercial lines of business
Excellent communication skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Must live within a commutable distance of our Atlanta, GA office
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