Remote Behavioral Case Mgr, IL

Centene

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Business Area: Clinical & Care Management
Job Type: Full time
Job Number: 1490692

Description

You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members as a clinical professional on our Medical Management/Health Services team. Centene is a diversified, national organization offering competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

THIS POSITION IS REMOTE/WORK FROM HOME. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RESIDE IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, AND HOLD THE APPLICABLE LICENSURE WITH NO RESTRICTIONS.

THIS ROLE WILL SUPPORT IL YOUTHCARE/FOSTER CARE.

THE WORK SCHEDULE IS MONDAY-FRIDAY, 8AM – 5PM, WITH FLEXIBILITY TO WORK OVERTIME AS NEEDED.

Position Purpose: Perform duties related to the day to day operations of the Integrated Case Management functions to include working with members identified as high risk to identify needs and goals to achieve empowerment and improved quality of life for both behavioral and physical health issues. Assess members’ current functional level and, in collaboration with the member, develop and monitor the Case Management Care Plan, monitor quality of care; assisting with discharge planning, participating in special clinical projects and communicate with departmental and plan administrative staff to facilitate daily operations of the Integrated Case Management functions. Collaborate with both medical and behavioral providers to ensure optimal care for members.

  • Work telephonically with patients identified as high risk, for both behavioral and physical health issues, and their providers to identify needs, set goals and implement action steps towards achieving goals.
  • Empower patients to help them improve their quality of life and ensure an integrated approach to address complex issues.
  • Understand and comply with NCQA guidelines and HEDIS measures.
  • Comply with established referral, pre-certification and authorization policies, procedures and processes by related Medical Management staff.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards.
  • Potential for 10% travel into office for mandatory meetings.

Education/Experience: Master’s degree in behavioral health and an unrestricted license as a LCSW, LMFT or LPC, or a PhD, PsyD or RN. 3+ years of case and/or utilization management experience. Experience in psychiatric and medical health care settings. Working knowledge of mental health community resources.

License/Certification: Unrestricted license as a LCSW, LMHC, LMSW LMFT, LPC, PhD, PsyD or RN license in applicable state.

For Illinois YouthCare plan only: Candidates are required to live within the specified region, the state of Illinois.

Pay Range: $25.97 – $46.68 per hour

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual’s skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.