Remote Substance Abuse RN

Job Overview

  • Specialty License RN
  • State License(s) Nationwide

Responsible for providing support to patients, their families, and physicians in addressing behavioral health and social concerns.  Educates patients and families to make informed personal health care decisions.  Facilitates communication between patient, physician, health plan, and community.

Under general supervision, responsible for identifying high risk patients for case management intervention and coordinating the delivery of cost-effective, quality-based health care services for health plan members by development and implementation of alternative treatment plans that address individual needs of the member, their benefit plan, and community resources. Directs intervention with moderate to high risk members, and provides support and oversight to other team members managing low risk members.  Interfaces with providers of behavioral health services, medical services and equipment to facilitate effective communication, referrals, development of discharge planning and alternative treatment plan development. Initiates contact with patient/family, physician, and health care providers/suppliers to discuss the alternative treatment plan and conducts on-site or in-home evaluations as necessary. Monitors, evaluates, extends, revises or closes treatment plans as appropriate. Evaluates cases for quality of care.  Communicates case management decisions.  Understands and follows policies and procedures and produces and submits reports in a timely manner.  Handles high acuity and complex cases.  Serves as a behavioral health professional resource to other Case Managers. Initiates and leads the multi-disciplinary care planning process.

Position can be located at any Cigna-HealthSpring office location or work at home.

Minimum Requirements:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) , Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW, LCSW) or licensed mental health practitioner in applicable state or active license in a state allowing “multistate privilege to practice”.

Three or more years’ experience in substance abuse case management preferred

Preferred Requirements: Certified Case Manager, Certified in Substance Abuse treatment. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make?  To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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