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Behavioral Health Assess and Triage Care Advocate - Telecommute - 932030

Nashville, TN 37201 Work Remotely
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    932030

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in 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.

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Are you an independently licensed mental health professional with background in insurance/managed care industry? Are you a clinician who has worked in a mental health or chemical dependency role in direct service or utilization review? Bring your clinical experience to a rewarding position on a fast - paced, supportive team. We're looking for a clinically curious, passionate, dedicated professional to fill a telephonic-based care advocacy role. Apply today!

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Focus on psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment for members
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  • Complete assessments to determine appropriate levels of care
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  • Obtain information from members on outpatient requests for treatment
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  • Determine if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
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  • Administer benefits and review treatment plans
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  • Coordinate benefits and transitions between various areas of care
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  • Identify ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 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
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  • Licenses must be independent, active, and unrestricted
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  • 2+ years of experience in a related mental health environment
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  • Experience working in any of the following clinical settings:""
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    • Managed Care
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    • Hospital Inpatient
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    • Residential Facility
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    • Community or County Mental Health Center
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    • Private Practice
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    • Substance Abuse Treatment Center
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    • Outpatient Clinic
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    • Crisis Center
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    • Telemental Health Services
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  • Proficient Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
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  • Crisis management, substance abuse and mental health background
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  • Distraction-free space in home for home office set up with access to high speed internet services
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  • Ability to talk on phone and navigate through computer screens simultaneously
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  • Ability to work 10:45am to 7:15pm CST
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Facility-based experience (inpatient, residential, partial, iop)
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  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
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  • Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for members
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  • Background working with various age groups
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  • Call center experience
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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: LCSW, LISW, LICSW, LMFT, LP, LPC, LPCC, Social Worker, Therapist, Counselor, Case Manager, Care Advocate, Care Navigator, Social Worker, Therapist, Counselor, Managed Care, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Optum, UHG, inpatient, substance abuse, crisis, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

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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