Behavioral Care Advocate
Title:Behavioral Care Advocate
Watertown Jefferson County NY
Location: Watertown New York United States
Division:ECS-Behavioral Care Mgmt
Contest Number: 877247
Business Segment: Enterprise Clinical Services
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: New York
Other States: New York New York
Other Cities: Utica Onondaga
Travel:Yes, 75 – 80 % of the Time
You’re looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? Optum is offering an innovative new standard for care management. We’re going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Our growth is fueling the need for highly qualified professionals to join our elite team. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life’s best work.
***This is a field based: up to 80% of the time in the field work from home position. Schedule is Monday – Friday during normal business hours.
*** Must live in a commutable distance of Watertown and Jefferson County.
The overall purpose of the Field Based Care Advocate is to improve the enrollee’s ability to remain stable in the community and out of the hospital. The role is to engage the person in the treatment process and then assist him/her to access the appropriate community services so they can pursue their treatment goals in the community and avoid institutionalization. This position requires field visits going into hospitals, clinical facilities and in the community. You will be in the field the majority of the time.
The Field Based Care Advocate position is also designed to be a direct clinical liaison between health plan staff and the clinical network. The program fosters a collegial and mutually beneficial relationship between the providers and payers of medical and behavioral health services.
If you are located near Jefferson county New York, you will have the flexibility to telecommute*as you take on some tough challenges.
Identifies and provides community service linkage
Assists enrollees with aftercare appointments
Provides subsequent member follow-up as determined by individual member needs
Works with enrollees to identify gaps in care or obstacles to care and problem solves for successful connection to needed services
Reviews IP Census each day to determine which enrollees on the census are re-admits within the last 12 months
Goes to facility meetings with treatment team to develop a successful aftercare plan
Manages the aftercare follow-up of identified high risk enrollees (manages follow-up calls/outreach and documentation)
Meets with community providers/facilities as company liaison to foster good rapport and relationships and to identify new programs
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
Must have one of the following: Master’s degree in Behavioral Health related fie…
Human Services , Community , Social Work , Case Management , Mental Health , Youth & Children
Watertown, NY, Utica, NY, Onondaga, NY
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