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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Glendale, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Glendale, CA
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1766756
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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Glendale, CA(Job Number:722599)
Description

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.(sm)
   
OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.  
 
If you want more meaning in your career as a clinician or a business professional think of OptumHealth as your calling. By providing 60 million Americans with information, tools and solutions, we are helping to guide them through the health care system, financing their health care needs, and enabling them to achieve their personal health and well-being goals.  
   
 
 
***This is an office based role located in Glendale, California. This role does come with a competitive $3,000 sign on bonus!!***
   
The Alert Care Advocate will assist with assessment / triage as well as outpatient and concurrent review while managing a broad range of diagnostic patient cases.  
   
Primary Responsibilities:  
  • Focus on outpatient services for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Making patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Obtaining information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
  • Determining if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
  • Managing outpatient mental health cases to shape and encourage best practices
  • Administering benefits and reviewing treatment plans
  • Coordinating benefits and transitions between various areas of care
  • Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas
At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.  
 

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-CA-Glendale
Other Location 
Organization Optum Ops-PHM Utilization Mgmt
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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