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BH Care Manager II

Company: Elevance Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Primarily work from home; will come onsite (Pulse Point) for onboarding, training, or as otherwise required by managers.

Shift: M-F; 8:30a-5p MST

Responsible for urgent and emergent referrals, which require coordinating care directly with the member and/or other involved providers, as well as follow up with the member. Managing psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder facility-based and outpatient professional treatment health benefits through telephonic or written review.

Primary duties may include but are not limited to:

Uses appropriate screening criteria knowledge and clinical judgment to assess member needs to ensure access to medically necessary quality behavioral healthcare in a cost effective setting in accordance with UM Clinical Guidelines and contract.

Refers cases to Peer Reviewers as appropriate.

Performs psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder assessment coordination implementation case planning monitoring and evaluating to promote quality member outcomes to optimize member health benefits and to promote effective use of health benefits and community resources.

Will serve as a resource to other BH Care Managers. Assists with more complex cases and may participate in inter and intradepartmental teams projects and initiatives.

Requirements:

MA/MS in social work counseling or a related behavioral health field or a degree in nursing, and minimum of 3 years of experience with facility-based and/or outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder treatment; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

Current active unrestricted license such as RN LCSW LMSW LMHC LPC LBA (as allowed by applicable state laws) LMFT or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in applicable states or territory of the United States required.

Previous experience in case management/utilization management with a broad range of experience with complex psychiatric/substance abuse cases required.

Prior managed care experience required.

Associates in this role are expected to have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $66,080 to $82,600

Locations: Colorado

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health 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). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Keywords: Elevance Health, Colorado Springs , BH Care Manager II, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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