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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Behavioral Health Home Administrative Coordinator - Des Moines, IA (Telecommute)

UHG - Des Moines, Iowa

Posted: 12/17/2018

The Optum Behavioral Health Home (BHH) program is designed to create a health home system that improves the health and recovery of our members through greater integration of behavioral and physical health services, linkage to needed supports and services, and support for the consumer and their support system.  Behavioral Health Homes can improve consumer outcomes, provide greater accountability and flexibility in care delivery, and improve cost.  Optum supports the transformation of BHH providers through oversight and support to promote consumer engagement, ensure appropriate assessment and care planning, and deliver improved quality outcomes. Specifically, the BHH program drives improved performance by collecting and sharing data, providing tools and systems that promote integration and coordination, and providing guidance on program design and processes.


The Behavioral Health Home Coordinator  will support the Optum BHH program by completing program operations administrative activities.  These include processing and managing documents received, completing data entry, tracking necessary data, outreaching the BHH agencies to obtain needed information, and other administrative duties as needed.  You will be using the computer and phone to complete your job duties. You will work closely with the BHH Team Practice Specialists, who are Nurses and Behavioral Health Clinicians, to support oversight of the BHH agencies and provide required State reporting.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Must be able to work Telecommute and located within 50 miles or less from our West Des Moines office for occasional office travel as needed per business requirements
  • 1+ years of general office and / or customer service experience
  • Microsoft Office proficiency with Word (creating and editing documents), Excel (general spreadsheet navigation), Outlook (email and calendar)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of general office and / or customer service experience is preferred
  • Managed health care experience is a plus
  • Prior experience with the Altruista / CommunityCare case management system (clinical system for case management and documentation)

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: telecommute Des Moines, IA, clinical coordinator, administrative coordinator

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