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Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Advocate

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Houston, TX
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1766009
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Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Advocate(Job Number:722275)
Description

You're looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? UnitedHealthcare is offering an innovative new standard for care management. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Our growth is fueling the need for highly qualified professionals to join our elite team. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
As a Behavioral/Mental Health Care Advocate you will be responsible for case management and utilization review of behavioral health and substance abuse cases. You'll have a direct impact on the lives of our members as you recommend and manage the appropriate level of care throughout the entire treatment plan.
 
What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You will work within 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.
 
***Part-time working from home can be considered at 6 months and full-time at one year, based on meeting and maintaining performance metrics***
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Managing and administering inpatient behavioral health benefits
  • Reviewing clinical assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Determining if additional clinical services are needed
  • Coordinating benefits and transitions between various levels of care
  • Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff on those ideas
  • Identify appropriate community based services for discharge planning as indicated

Job Care Advocacy
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Other Location US-IL-Chicago, US-MO-Maryland Heights, US-OR-Lake Oswego
Organization Optum Ops-PHM Utilization Mgmt
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 3
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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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