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Care Engagement Behavioral Medical Director - Telecommute - 933675

Nashville, TN 37201 Work Remotely
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For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

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The Care Engagement Behavioral Medical Director has two main areas of responsibility. Clinically, they provide oversight of a multidisciplinary team working to engage complex members in their recovery. They collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to consult on current processes and programs, as well collaborating on innovative project development. As a member of the Care Coordination and Engagement MD Team, the Medical Director uses their innovative and entrepreneurial skills to manage the development and implementation of affordable, evidence-based treatments and regional action planning. They use their communication and change-management skills to advise leadership on health care system improvement opportunities. Care Engagement activities include case consultation, participation in medical-behavioral integration activities, and participation in the development of case management innovation and evolution. Focusing on recovery and resiliency, works to improve the health of members and communities. Our clinical vision drives the team to improve the quality of care our consumers receive.

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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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  • Ensuring delivery of cost-effective quality care that incorporates recovery, resiliency, and person-centered services
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  • Coordination with matrixed entities to promote consistent best practice throughout the care continuum, bridging care fragmentation associated with system silos
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  • Oversight and management, along with the Clinical Director and Clinical Program Director, of care coordination activities
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  • Use their communication, engagement, motivational, and innovative skills to promote operational and clinical integration
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  • Keep current regarding Evidence Based Practices and treatment philosophies including those that address Recovery and Resilience
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  • Responsible for maintaining the clinical integrity of the program, including timely peer reviews and consultations with providers and other community-based clinicians, including general practitioners
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  • Work collaboratively, using change-management skills, to promote timely human-centered care
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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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  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
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  • Current license to practice as a physician without restrictions
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  • Demonstrated understanding of the clinical application of the principles of engagement, empowerment, rehabilitation, and recovery
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  • Knowledge of post-acute care planning such as home care, discharge planning, case management, and disease management
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  • Computer proficiency, strong data analytic skills, entrepreneurial acumen, and change-management experience
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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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  • Board certified in Psychiatry
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  • 3+ years of experience as a practicing psychiatrist post residency
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  • Experience working across matrixed organizations to align operational and measurement goals
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  • Experience in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
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  • Leadership experience in Public/Population Health and/or an MBA
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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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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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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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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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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