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Part Time - Licensed Mental Health Care Advocate - $1500 sign on bonus for External Candidates - Telecommute in CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Francisco, CA
Date:
04/24/2018
2018-04-242018-05-23
Job Code:
761601
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761601 Part Time Licensed Mental Health Care Advocate 1500 sign on bonus for External Candidates Telecommute in CA

Part Time - Licensed Mental Health Care Advocate - $1500 sign on bonus for External Candidates - Telecommute in CA (761601)

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.

Must be able to work one of the following shift schedules:
 
Saturday / Sunday 6:00am – 4:30pm PT
Saturday / Sunday 10:30am – 9:00pm PT
*shift differentials
 
If you are located in California, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Focus on initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Make patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Obtain information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
  • Determine if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
  • Manage inpatient and outpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
  • Administer benefits and review treatment plans
  • Coordinate benefits and transitions between various areas of care
  • Identify ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas 
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 in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling, or Licensed Ph.D., or an RN with 2+ years of experience in behavioral health
  • Licenses must be active and unrestricted in CA
  • 2+ years post-Masters experience in a related mental health environment
  • Proficient Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to work night 3rd shift as indicated above
  • Dedicated, distraction-free home work space with access to high speed internet
  • Must live in the state of California  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Inpatient experience
  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
  • Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for patients 
Discover a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day – and where every day is another opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)
 
 
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
 
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: Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Care Advocate, Case Management, Social Work, Social Worker, Counseling, LPC, LCPC, LCSW, LMHC, RN, Registered Nurse, Masters, Substance Abuse, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Sacramento, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number761601
  • Job TitlePart Time - Licensed Mental Health Care Advocate - $1500 sign on bonus for External Candidates - Telecommute in CA
  • Job FamilyBehavioral
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • San Francisco, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsAnaheim, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    San Diego, CA
    San Bernardino, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • SchedulePart-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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