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Field Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Northern Region, VA

UnitedHealth Group

Alexandria, VA
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Field Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Northern Region, VA(Job Number:723928)

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

The overall purpose of the Field Based Care Advocate is to improve the enrollee’s ability to remain stable in the community and out of the hospital. The role is to engage the person in the treatment process and then assist his/her to access the appropriate community services so they can pursue their treatment goals in the community and avoid institutionalization.   
**This is a field - based role that will require travel throughout the Northern VA region. You will be spending approximately 75% of the time in the field within an assigned coverage area.  Candidates must be willing to travel to the following counties:  Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Strafford, Spotsylvania, Orange, Culpeper, Madison, Greene, Rappahannock, Page, Warren, Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah and King George**
Primary Responsibilities:   
  • Conducts initial and follow-up assessments within designated timeframes on enrollees identified as having complex case management needs (assessment areas include clinical, behavioral, social, environmental and financial)
  • Identify any gaps or barriers that would impact compliance with the prescribed treatment plan
  • Assists enrollees with appointments
  • Provides subsequent member follow - up as determined by individual member needs
  • Liaison with other case managers and UM staff to help coordinate services and treatment
  • May travel throughout assigned region up to 50% of the time
  • May go to facilities to develop successful plan of care
  • Manages the aftercare follow - up of identified high risk enrollees (manages follow - up calls / outreach and documentation)
  • May attend rounds with the clinical team

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-VA-Alexandria
Other Location US-VA-Fairfax, US-VA-Fredericksburg, US-VA-Falls Church, US-VA-Manassas, US-VA-Winchester
Organization C&S New Market Start-Up
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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