Job type full-time
Full job description
$5,000 sign-on bonus for external candidates.
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you getLeading edge technology in an industry that`s improving the lives of millionsHere, innovation isn`t about another gadget, it`s about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliablyThere`s no room for errorJoin us and start doing your life`s best work.(sm)
You have high standardsSo do weHere at unitedhealth group, this includes offering an innovative new standard for care managementIt goes beyond counseling services and verified referrals to programs integrated across the entire continuum of careThat 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.
If you live in the twin cities, mn you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challengesThe hours for this position are monday through friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm cst.
Provide telephonic care coordination to members with a mental health disability and on mn medicaid
Complete 1x/year face-to-face meeting for qualified members (post-covid)
Manage gaps in care for members in both their mental health and medical needs, i.eReadmissions to higher levels of care, annual exams/services, etc.
Manage member transitions to and from acute care settings (admissions/discharges)
Complete annual health risk assessments and care plans for members
Coordinate and collaborate care with providers, facilities and supports
Make clinically appropriate referrals for members
Coordinate and authorizes medically appropriate services for members
Answer calls on the special needs basic care (snbc) member queue and on the crisis line
Schedule and facilitate care conferences with member’s providers
Work with internal clinical teams for management of members’ needs
You’ll 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.
Master`s or doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field, or registered psychiatric nurse
Independently licensed (unrestricted and in good standing) in minnesota: lp, lpc, licsw, lpcc, lmft or rn
2+ years of clinical experience in a behavioral health setting
Live within commutable distance of the twin cities, mn
Full covid-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this roleUnitedhealth group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
Case management experience
Experience with substance use disorders (sud)
Experience working in a strength base recovery model
Experience with motivational interviewing
Solid organizational skills
Ability to work independently and manage a case load
Unitedhealth group requires all new hires and employees to report their covid-19 vaccination status.
Careers with optumHere`s the ideaWe built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyoneSo 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 serveOptum, 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 potentialFor you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matterOptum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular 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 workplaceCandidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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