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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Tacoma, WA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Tacoma, WA
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
744174
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744174 Behavioral Health Care Advocate Tacoma WA

Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Tacoma, WA (744174)

Position Description

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.
 

 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Make patient assessments and determine appropriate levels of care
  • Administer benefits, review treatment plans, and coordinate transitions between various areas of care
  • Obtain information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
You’ll find the pace fast and the challenges ongoing. We’ll expect you to achieve and document measurable results. You’ll also need to think and act quickly while working with a diverse member population.
Required Qualifications
  • Licensed Master's degree level clinician in: Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage & Family Counseling; OR Licensed Ph.D. or Licensed PsyD; OR an RN with at least 2 years of experience in behavioral health (licensure must be current and unrestricted in your state of residence)
  • 2+ years of behavioral health clinical experience in an inpatient/acute setting or outpatient setting
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Level of Care Guidelines (i.e., Milliman, Interqual, etc.)
  • Utilization review experience in an insurance company or managed care setting
  • Experience in discharge planning and/or chart review
  • Experience in inpatient/acute setting or outpatient setting
  • Experience with the Medicaid population
We can provide you with meaningful challenges that can result in a strong sense of impact and fulfillment. Reach for more and discover 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.

 

 

Job Keywords: case manager, care advocate, social worker, therapist, counselor, mental health, behavioral health, managed care, substance abuse, inpatient, LP, LCSW, MFT, LPC, LCPC, RN, registered nurse

Job Details

  • Contest Number744174
  • Job TitleBehavioral Health Care Advocate - Tacoma, WA
  • Job FamilyBehavioral
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Tacoma, WA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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