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Behavioral Intake Counselor - Cypress, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Cypress, CA
Date:
11/24/2017
2017-11-242017-12-23
Job Code:
734567
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734567 Behavioral Intake Counselor Cypress CA

Behavioral Intake Counselor - Cypress, CA (734567)

Position Description

Position Description:

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our Service Centers, improve our Service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions, and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their Healthcare needs, and stay on track with their Health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation, and Performance.

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.

Positions in this function are responsible for initial triage and counseling of members.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Initial behavioral health triage of members in a call center environment
  • Analyze and investigate members' questions
  • Provide explanations and interpretations of benefits / coverage, benefit authorizations, treatment plan processing and assistance in finding behavioral health services
  • Analyzes and investigates.
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree (or higher)
  • Must be able to work any 8 hour shift between the hours of 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM with the ability to cover other shifts as needed, including weekends
  • 1+ years of Call Center experience
  • Candidates must be able to create, edit, copy, send, and save documents, correspondence and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to navigate a PC to open applications, send emails, conduct data entry, navigate through multiple screens, and communicate through chat

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Behavioral Health field with direct client contact
  • Master's Degree (or higher) in the Behavioral Health Field (Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, etc.) 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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.


Keywords: behavioral health, intake, benefit eligibility, inbound calls

Job Details

  • Contest Number734567
  • Job TitleBehavioral Intake Counselor - Cypress, CA
  • Job FamilyBehavioral
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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

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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