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You will be working with a multidisciplinary team for Commercial Accounts based in California.  Work hours are Monday to Friday PST business hours. 

If you are located in California, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. 

Post Name Licensed Behavioral Health Advocate – California Telecommute
Company Name Unitedhealth Group
Expected Salary USD 20 To USD 30 Per Hour 
Address Work From Home, United States 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management and support for both direct referrals and data-identified referrals.  This requires clinical expertise in child and family systems with a focus on helping the family negotiate the complexities involved with special needs conditions such as substance use, suicidality/homicide, major depression, ADHD, eating disorders, and any severe mental illness outside of Autism related services
  • Authorize behavioral health services based upon benefit eligibility and clinical criteria (i.e. covered diagnosis and meets medical necessity criteria)
  • Facilitate member and caregiver education and involvement of caregiver in the delivery of interventions
  • Provide advocacy and support to family members, including caregiver support & appropriate referral to applicable/needed resources
  • Ensure that caregivers understand treatment options and are effectively linked to treatment resources
  • Promote health, wellness, and optimal psychosocial functioning for members and caregivers (identify caregiver gaps, facilitate education and respite support)
  • Conduct full benefit exploration and collaborate with providers to make sure that members are connected with the full range of benefits provided by their employer and all relevant health advancement services
  • Promote, coordinate and facilitate collaboration amongst all parties, including external care management organizations to assist families in navigating multiple service delivery sources
  • Consider the member’s needs holistically to identify gaps in care requiring intervention
  • Exhibit excellent customer service in engaging providers in collaborative planning
  • Quote and explain benefit coverage to members and to providers.  Follow appropriate benefit eligibility procedures
  • Create and maintain appropriate clinical records
  • Participate as directed in clinical rounds with other members of the team and other external health care management organizations/vendors, as applicable. Also, participate in advancing the Quality Improvement Program
  • Conducts condition-specific research to meet member needs
  • Maintain success stories that can be utilized to promote the program
  • Provide case management support for individuals who meet diagnostic requirements including engagement of members and/ or family making available support throughout the entire continuum of treatment
  • Explanation of authorization process
  • Explanation of appeals process
  • Complete discharge follow-up & if needed, discharge planning/support

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you a 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:  

  • Master’s Degree (i.e., Psychology, Education, Social Work, or Counseling)
  • Independent licensure in a mental health field for the State of California
  • 3+ years of training and experience working with individuals diagnosed with developmental delays, mental health diagnoses, substance use disorder diagnosis, and their families
  • Experience managing change well, comfortable within a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Solid advocacy focus with demonstrated passion in helping families look at and negotiate the full range of complexities such as school system support, local centers of excellence, state advocacy services, local chapters, and support groups, family evaluation, and support for work-life
  • Comfortable talking with families on the telephone and have a comfort level in making outreach calls based upon data identified referrals in order to offer assistance and support to families with special needs children
  • Designated workspace and access to install secure high-speed internet via cable/DSL in home
  • Ability to work flexibly and creatively with other professional team members
  • Solid interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage effectively with callers
  • Solid customer service orientation
  • Must be proficient with computers and software including Microsoft Suite
  • Must reside in the state of California

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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug–free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Industry Private
Education Required Master’s Degree (i.e., Psychology, Education, Social Work, or Counseling)
Schedule Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hour 

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • Case management experience
  • Managed care experience
  • Experience working in or coordinating services for and between medical PT, OT, ST, repeat comprehensive evaluations, pediatrics, or developmental pediatrics, behavioral, EAP, work-life
  • Work experience within an EAP/managed care environment

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function.

UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in a rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; to make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve.

Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential.

For you, that means working on high-performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company, and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work. (sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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