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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - San Diego, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
08/15/2017
2017-08-152017-09-13
Job Code:
1768839
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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - San Diego, CA(Job Number:723530)
Description

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 behavioral 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)

Due to our ongoing business relationship with the County of San Diego, Optum Behavioral Solutions has an immediate need for a Care Advocate.  As the successful candidate you will focus on inpatient authorizations for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients.  
 
***This position requires working a Monday-Friday, 10:30am-7pm daily schedule***
 
 Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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 inpatient and outpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
  • 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

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-CA-San Diego
Other Location 
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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