Remote Behavioral Health Case Manager – Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealthcare

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Requisition Number: 2230619
Job Category: Behavioral
Primary Location: Las Vegas, NV
(Remote considered)

$10,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

 

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.  

The Behavioral Health Case Manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of Case Management services for members with complex needs and requiring complex service. The Outpatient Case Manager works directly with the member, provider(s), facilities, and other entities to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. The Case Manager manages members from all contracted product lines. The Case Manager assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the outcomes, ensuring options and services required to meet the member’s health needs are best utilized. The Case Manager provides education, advocacy, communication, and resource management and promotes quality, self-management, and cost-effective interventions and outcomes.

*** Candidate must be available to work Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and to travel up 25% of the time throughout the Clark or Washoe County, NV area. *** 

If you reside within a commutable distance from the Las Vegas, NV area, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Member assessment of all major domains using evidence-based criteria (behavioral, physical, functional, financial and psychosocial)
  • Assess, plan and implement care plan strategies that are individualized by Member and directed toward the most appropriate, least restrictive level of care, to achieve recovery and adaptive functioning and monitor progress toward their goals
  • Utilize both company and community-based resources to establish a safe and effective case management plan for Members
  • Collaborate with Member, family, and health care providers (PCP, BH Providers) to develop an individualized plan of care and supportive services for members
  • Support and coordinate Member behavioral health services and integrated substance use disorder treatment, supporting medication management, symptoms management, rehabilitation, crisis stabilization, and psychosocial education on an outpatient basis
  • Provide advocacy, health education, coaching, referrals and treatment decision support for Members and their caregivers
  • Meet with Members via telephone or in the community (in their home, at their providers’ office, community settings or at inpatient facilities) if requested, deemed appropriate, or warranted
  • Document activities according to established standards and ensure files meet NCQA/Medicaid requirements
  • Understand role and how it affects utilization management benchmarks and quality outcomes
  • Understand insurance products, benefits, coverage limitations, insurance and governmental regulations as it applies to the health plan
  • Takes in-bound calls and places out-bound calls as dictated by Member and business needs
  • Special projects, initiatives, and other job duties as assigned

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.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Current, unrestricted LCSW, RN, LMFT or CPC license in State of Nevada
  • 2+ years behavioral health experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency using a PC in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCM certification or ability to obtain within 2 years of employment
  • 2+ years of case management/utilization review experience
  • Knowledge of patient care delivery in a managed care environment
  • Basic knowledge of both state programs and the community-based services

 

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

 

Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $58,300 to $114,300 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group 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). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

 

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.   

 

 

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.