CVS Health Clinical Case Manager Behavioral Health in Goodyear, Arizona
Sign on bonus up to $5,000.Working hours will be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.This is a full-time telework role open to candidates located within Maricopa County, Arizona preferably Central Phoenix or West Side of the valley. This role will require up to 25% - 50% travel within an assigned region post COVID restrictions (no overnight travel required). Travel includes member visits and working in the office.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. The role is work from home and travel required within Maricopa.-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 members by providing care coordination, support and education for members through the use of care management tools and resources.Evaluation of Members; Through the use of care management tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive evaluation of referred member’s needs/eligibility and recommends an approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member’s benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services.-Identifies high risk factors and service needs that may impact member outcomes and care planning components with appropriate referrals.Coordinates and implements assigned care plan activities and monitors care plan progress.Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care;-Uses a holistic approach to overcome barriers to meet goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary review in order to achieve optimal outcomes.Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels.-Utilizes negotiation skills to secure appropriate options and services necessary to meet the member’s benefits and/or healthcare needs.-Utilizes influencing/ motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health.-Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/orhealthy lifestyle choices.-Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Documentation of Care;-Utilizes case management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures.#mercycareaz #mercycarejobs
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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.
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-3+ years of direct clinical practice experience post Master’s degree required -Unencumbered Behavioral Health clinical license in the state where they work is required (LPC, LISAC, LCSW, LAC, LMSW) -2+ years Case Management experience -2+ years’ experience working with people who have been designated as having a serious mental illness (SMI) and working with people who are elderly and/or have a physical disability. - Willing and able to travel up to 25%-50% to meet with members. Reliable transportation required. Mileage is reimbursed per our company expense reimbursement policy.
-Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams-Ability to quickly learn several operating systems for data entry and authorizations. -Experience collaborating with medical professionals-Efficient Time Management, Organizational skills, Ability to multi-task, Ability to prioritize.-Team Player-Crisis intervention skills preferred-Managed care/utilization review experience preferred-Discharge planning experience preferred-Excellent with written and verbal communication
Master's degree in behavioral/mental health with licensure LPC, LISAC, LCSW, LAC, LMSW
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