Behavioral Health Advocate - Telecommute in Arizona
- Phoenix, AZ
You have high standards. So do we. Here at UnitedHealth Group, this includes offering an innovative new standard for care management. It goes beyond counseling services and verified referrals to programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. That means you'll have an opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale - as part of an incredible team culture that's defining the future of behavioral health care.
The goal of the Arizona (AZ) Behavioral Health Advocate (BHA) for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (IDD) role is to help members live their lives to the fullest by empowering individuals with development disabilities to lead self-directed, healthy, and meaningful lives. The AZ IDD BHA will coordinate community-based support and services that help enable individuals with opportunities to exercise their rights and responsibilities of independent decision-making and engagement in the community. The AZ IDD BHA will additionally coordinate members physical and behavioral health services, Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS) and limited long term services and supports (LTSS).
If you are located in Arizona, you will have the flexibility to telecommute as you take on some tough challenges.
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 in.
Licensed Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling, or Licensed Ph.D., or an RN with 2 or more years of experience in behavioral health
Licenses must be active, independent, and unrestricted in state of Arizona
2+ years of experience in a related mental health setting
1+ years of experience with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in clinical/ mental health settings
Computer/typing proficiency to enter/retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
Access to high speed internet from home
Must live in Arizona
Experience in an inpatient setting
Familiarity and experience with IDD system of care in Arizona
Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and developmental disabilities
Experience in a community mental health setting
Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for patients
Previous experience in a managed care environment
Experience with the Medicaid/Medicare population
Bilingual skills (fluency in Spanish/English)
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or 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.
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.
Job Keywords: Behavioral Health, IDD, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Arizona, telecommuter, telecommute, work from home, remote
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