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Job Category:

Behavioral

Country:

United States

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Licensed Behavioral Health Case Manager - Telecommute in Michigan

UHG - Livonia-Michigan, Michigan

Posted: 09/22/2018

You have high standards. So do we. Here at UnitedHealth Group, this includes offering an innovative new standard for care management. It goes beyond counseling services and verified referrals to programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. That means you’ll have an opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale - as part of an incredible team culture that’s defining the future of behavioral health care.

As a Behavioral/Mental Health Case Manager you will be responsible for case management 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.
  If you are located in the state of Michigan, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.   Primary Responsibilities:

  • Focus on initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Make patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Obtain information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
  • Determine if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
  • Manage inpatient and outpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
  • Administer benefits and review treatment plans
  • Coordinate benefits and transitions between various areas of care
  • Identify ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling; OR Licensed Ph.D.; OR Registered Nurse
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice in the state of residence
  • 2+ years of hands-on clinical experience in behavioral health, post licensure
  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Outlook, Internet)
  • Available to work in the field occasionally
  • Must have distraction free space in home for home office
  • Must have access to high speed internet (DSL or cable)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an environment that required coordinating benefits and utilizing multiple groups and resources for patients
  • IOP experience
  • Outpatient treatment experience
  • Experience working with Medicaid population
  • Experience working as a telecommuter
  • Demonstrated telephonic/office-based experience  
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
    Job Keywords: Behavioral, Health, Case Manager, work from home, Telecommute, Michigan, MI

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