1+ months

Licensed Behavioral Health Care Advocate - F/T-After Hours-Evenings, Weekends, Holidays - California -Telecommute - 898737

Sacramento, CA 95814 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    898737
You have high standards. So do we. Here at UnitedHealth Group, this includes offering an innovative new standard for care management. It goes beyond counseling services and verified referrals to programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. That 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.

For this role you must reside in the state of California and must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

The schedule is:

1. Weekend days: Sat-Sun 7am-3:30pm PST and Mon-Wed 4pm-12:30am PST

2.3rdshift/Overnight: Tues-Sat 11pm-7:30am PST

Pacific Standard Time.
If you are locatedin California,you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Focus on initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Make patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Determine if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
  • Manage inpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
  • Administer benefits
  • Coordinate benefits and transitions between various areas of care
  • Identify ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff
You'll find the pace fast and the challenges ongoing. We'll expect you to achieve and document measurable results. You'll also need to think and act quickly while working with a diverse member population.
Required Qualifications:
  • Independent, 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
  • Licenses must be active and unrestricted in CA
  • 2+ years post Masters or RNexperience in a related mental health environment
  • Proficient Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to workevenings, weekends and holidaysaccording to your schedule
  • Dedicated, distraction-freehome work space with access to high speed internet
  • Must live in the state of California
PreferredQualifications:
  • Inpatient experience
  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse
  • Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for patients
Discover a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day - and where every day is another opportunity to doyour 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 workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
Job Keywords: Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Care Advocate, Case Management, Social Work, Social Worker, Counseling, LPC, LCPC, LCSW, LMHC, RN, Registered Nurse, Masters, Substance Abuse, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Sacramento, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, CA, California

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Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-12-25

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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Licensed Behavioral Health Care Advocate - F/T-After Hours-Evenings, Weekends, Holidays - California -Telecommute - 898737

UnitedHealth Group
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