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UnitedHealth Group is looking for a Facility Based Behavioral Care Advocate – North Carolina License Required Telecommute  #JobRecruitmentNearPagosaSprings #BusinessJobsPagosaSprings

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)As a Behavioral/Mental Health Care Advocate you will be responsible for case management and utilization review 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.**This position is a telecommute role and you can reside in any state. However, you must have a North Carolina current, independent and unrestricted mental health or RN license in hand at the time of your application to be considered. **You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:  Managing and administering inpatient behavioral health benefits Reviewing clinical assessments and determining appropriate levels of care Determining if additional clinical services are needed Coordinating benefits and transitions between various levels of care Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff on those ideas Identify appropriate community-based services for discharge planning as indicatedYoull 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.Required Qualifications: Licensed Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or an RN with 2+ years of experience in behavioral health (LPC, LP, LCSW, LMFT) Licenses must be active and unrestricted in the state of North Carolina 2+ years of experience in a related mental health environment Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Outlook, Internet) 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 similar UnitedHealth Groupapproved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking ordersPreferred Qualifications: Experience in an inpatient setting 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 Experience working with commercial lines of business Excellent communication skills Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environmentCareers 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 healthrelated 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)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. As of the date of this posting, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups 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 drugfree workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Facility Based Behavioral Care Advocate, Care Advocate, Counselor, Therapist, Behavioral Care Advocate, LPC, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, LP, MFT, LCPC, Psychiatric RN, Case Manager, Care Advocate, Social Worker, Therapist, Counselor, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Managed Care, Substance Abuse, Inpatient, Raleigh, Charlotte, Durham, Wilmington, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Asheville, Fayetteville, Greenville, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, NC, United States, Work At Home, Remote, Work From Home, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting Recommended SkillsCase ManagementMental HealthSocial WorkSubstance AbuseLicensed Clinical Social Worker (Lcsw)Behavioral HealthRecommended JobsCare AdvocateAtlanta,GaCare Advocate, Atlanta,GaFacility Based Behavioral Care Advocate – North Carolina License Required TelecommuteUnitedHealth GroupWork From HomeFull-TimeCare Advocate – Atlanta, GA or Columbus, OHUnitedHealth GroupAtlantaCare Advocate – Atlanta, GA or Columbus, OHUnitedHealth GroupAtlanta

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