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Associate Director, Utilization Management - WY

UnitedHealth Group

Cheyenne, WY
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Associate Director, Utilization Management - WY(Job Number:729585)

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)


The Associate Director, Utilization Management will be customer facing with an opportunity to strategize, review processes, and implement process improvement, effectiveness and efficiencies.  This is an opportunity to be innovative, develop a growing team, and make a positive mark on the face of health in Wyoming.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee UM Operations and BenEx Management

  • Positions in this function are responsible for case management and utilization review of behavioral health, physical health, and substance abuse services

  • Includes authorization, concurrent review, and coordination and assurance of appropriate levels of care to members. Provides case management services through review and evaluation of inpatient and outpatient health treatments for medical necessity, emergency status, and quality of care

  • Individuals will be responsible for developing Policies & Procedures, creating efficiencies, strategizing and implementing new programs and activities

  • Employees in this function must have a valid clinical license (i.e., CSW, MFCC) and typically have a Master's degree in counseling, psychology or social work or are registered nurses (RN) with psychology specialty

  • Provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance of managers and / or senior level professional staff

  • Impact of work is most often at the operational or local business unit or market level

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-WY-Cheyenne
Other Location US-CO-Fort Collins
Organization Optum Behav Hlth Public Sector
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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