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Care Advocate (Person Centered Plan Reviewers) - Boise, ID

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Boise, ID
Date:
11/24/2017
2017-11-242017-12-23
Job Code:
738097
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738097 Care Advocate Person Centered Plan Reviewers Boise ID

Care Advocate (Person Centered Plan Reviewers) - Boise, ID (738097)

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 outpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Make patient assessments and determine appropriate levels of care
  • Obtain information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
  • Management, review and approval of person centered plans prior to submission for UM services
  • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
  • Communication with providers and CFT regarding the elements of the PCP and those components that might be missing
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:
  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Marriage or Family Counseling, or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in behavioral health

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outpatient experience
  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
  • Experience working in an environment that required coordinating benefits and utilizing multiple groups and resources for patients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Outlook, Internet)
  • Experience working with the Medicaid patient population
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records
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.

 

 

Job Keywords: social work, social worker, counseling, therapy, MSW, behavioral, mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring, outpatient, chemical dependency, assessments, level of care, medical necessity, Medicaid, HER, utilization management, Boise, Idaho

Job Details

  • Contest Number738097
  • Job TitleCare Advocate (Person Centered Plan Reviewers) - Boise, ID
  • Job FamilyBehavioral
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Boise, ID
    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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