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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Telecommute in St. Louis, MO - State License Required

Maryland Heights, MO 63043 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    888078

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 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.  

 

If you are located in the greater St. Louis, MO area you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage caseload of members with behavioral health related issues
  • Utilize advanced clinical skills to engage and motivate Consumers via a recovery, health and wellness-oriented approach
  • Assist consumers and their families/caregivers with connections to appropriate psychiatric, medical, and psychosocial referrals and services
  • Comply with all policies, procedures and documentation standards in appropriate systems, tracking mechanisms and databases
  • Collaborate with providers, internal and external teams to determine acuity of mental health concerns, barriers and progress; coordinate appropriate services
  • Meet all contractual requirements; collaborate early and frequently with other teams in the management of cases stratified as having intensive, complex, and high-risk needs
  • Conduct assessments and develop plans of care to improve member health outcomes
  • Make both member and provider contacts to address identified care plan needs.  Contacts will be primarily telephonic but will include some field and facility visits
  • Provide clinical consultation to nonclinical staff on behavioral health related issues
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Meet all identified performance metrics


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. 

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Posted: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-10-08

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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Behavioral Health Care Advocate - Telecommute in St. Louis, MO - State License Required

UnitedHealth Group
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

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