Remote Utilization Management Clinical Consultant II, CST

CVS Health

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Job ID: 2550900BR
Category: Medicaid
Remote: Fully Remote

Job Description
100% Remote position
Schedule is Tues – Sat or Sun – Thurs; Hours 8am – 5pm CST with flexibility to work outside of the standard schedule based on business needs. No travel is required.

The Behavioral Health Utilization Management Clinical Consultant utilizes clinical skills to coordinate, document and communicate all aspects of the utilization/benefit management program.

Applies critical thinking and is knowledgeable in clinically appropriate treatment, evidence based care and clinical practice guidelines for Behavioral Health and/or medical conditions based upon program focus.

LCSW, LPC, with experience in psychiatric setting required.

Utilizes clinical experience and skills in a collaborative process to assess appropriateness of treatment plans across levels of care, apply evidence based standards and practice guidelines to treatment where appropriate.

Coordinate, monitor and evaluate options to facilitate appropriate healthcare services/benefits for members.
Provides triage and crisis support.

Gathers clinical information and applies the appropriate clinical criteria/guideline, policy, procedure and clinical judgment to render coverage, determination/recommendation along the continuum of care facilitates including effective discharge planning.

Coordinates with providers and other parties to facilitate optimal care/treatment.

Identifies members at risk for poor outcomes and facilitates referral opportunities to integrate with other products, services and/or programs.

Identifies opportunities to promote quality effectiveness of healthcare services and benefit utilization.

Consults and lends expertise to other internal and external constituents in the coordination and administration of the utilization/benefit management function.

Pay Range
The typical pay range for this role is:
Minimum: 28.25
Maximum: 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

Required Qualifications
– Must be a Licensed independent Behavioral Health clinician (LCSW, LPCC, LMFT, LPAT, LP) in state of LA or a Registered Nurse (RN) with current active unrestricted RN licensure in state of residence with psychiatric specialty, certification, or experience
– 3+ years clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital or behavioral health setting,
– Position requires proficiency with computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

Preferred Qualifications
– Experience working in the Louisiana Medicaid Behavioral Health system *strongly preferred*.
– Managed care experience preferred
– Utilization review experience strongly preferred.
– Licensed addiction counselor (LAC) and/or substance use disorder treatment experience preferred
– Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment

Education
Master’s Level of Education resulting in independent unrestricted Louisiana state Behavioral Health licensure (LCSW, LPCC, LMFT, LPC); If a RN associates required; BSN preferred

Business Overview
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. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 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.