Remote UM Clinical Consultant-Arizona

CVS Health

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Job ID: R0020615
Category: Clinical Pharmacists
Remote: Fully Remote

Bring your heart to CVS Health Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

 

 

 

Mercy Care is a not-for-profit Medicaid managed-care health plan, serving Arizonans since 1985. We provide access to physical and behavioral health care services, to people who are eligible for Medicaid. Our members include families, children, seniors, and individuals who have developmental/cognitive disabilities. We hold multiple contracts with AHCCCS, Arizona’s Medicaid agency, and deliver services throughout the state.

Mercy Care is administered by Aetna, a CVS Health company. Our staff is employed by Aetna and CVS Health. This gives Mercy Care the resources of a national organization, and still allows us to bring our members the familiarity and presence of a local team of people who put our members at the center of everything we do.

This is a full-time telework role, but may require occasional travel up to 10% to the Phoenix, AZ area once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Schedule is Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm
Occasional requirement for coverage during holidays and weekends through rotation.

Utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

Applies critical thinking and knowledge in clinically appropriate treatment, evidence based care and medical necessity criteria for appropriate utilization of services for Child and Adolescents members.

Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function
-Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate medical necessity criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage determination/recommendation/discharge planning along the continuum of care
-Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to evaluate and facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members including urgent or emergent interventions (such as triage / crisis support)
-Coordinates/Communicates with providers and other parties to facilitate optimal care/treatment
-Identifies members who may benefit from care management programs and facilitates referral
-Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of healthcare services and benefit utilization
– Sedentary work involving periods of sitting, talking, listening

 

Required Qualifications:

–Must be an Arizona state resident

-Must be licensed in the state of Arizona with 1 of the following: Independent Licensed as: Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or RN with Behavioral Health Experience with unrestricted Arizona state license, or Associate Licensed as: LAC, LAMFT, or LMSW

-2+ years of experience in child or adolescent behavioral health

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Prefer Independently Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or RN in Behavioral Health
– 3+ years behavioral health clinical practice experience in a hospital, outpatient clinic or residential facility setting
– 3+ years documenting electronically using keyboard and multiple computer screens– navigating through internal/external computer systems, and MS Office Suite applications, including Word and Excel

 

Education:

Master’s degree required with Licensed Independent Behavioral Health clinician (LCSW, LPC,LMFT); Licensed Associate BH (LAC, LAMFT, LMSW); Associate’s Degree required with RN licensure

 

Business Overview :

 

At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

 

 

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

 

$28.25 – $60.50

 

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls.  The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors.  This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities.  The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits.  Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees.  The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners.  As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.  

For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

 

 

 

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

 

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

 

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through ColleagueRelations@CVSHealth.com If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.