Care Advocate Licensed Behavioral Health Professional – After Hours
Details: 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) Positions in this function are responsible for case management and utilization review of behavioral health including mental health and substance abuse services. This department is 24/7. This position requires individuals to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays Sample work schedules: M/Tu/F/S/Su from 5pm-1:30am (CST), or M/Tu from 5pm-3:30a and S/Su from 7:00am-6:30pm (CST) Primary Responsibilities: Focus on initial inpatient admission and appropriate community based services for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients Reviewing clinical assessments and determining appropriate levels of care Determining if additional clinical services are needed Managing and administering inpatient behavioral health benefits Coordinating benefits and transitions between various areas of care Effectively handling member crisis calls by identifying risk, ensuring safety, and coordinating timely access to care Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff on those ideasApply for this job.