Remote Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager (RN) – California

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) CA

HealthCare Support is actively seeking a Remote Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager to fill a remote opening with a well-known healthcare organization in the state of California.


Daily Responsibilities for Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager:

  • Monitors inpatient and/or outpatient level of care services related to mental health and substance abuse treatment to ensure medical necessity and effectiveness.
  • Provides telephone triage, crisis intervention and emergency authorizations as assigned.
  • Performs concurrent reviews for inpatient and/or outpatient care and other levels of care as allowed by scope of practice and experience.
  • In conjunction with providers and facilities, develops discharge plans and oversee their implementation.
  • M-F 8:30AM-5:30PM

Required Qualifications for Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager:

  • One of the following California state licenses with necessary degrees: CEAP, LCSW, LMFT, LMSW, LPC, LSW, or RN
  • 2+ years’ experience post degree in healthcare, behavioral health, psychiatric and/or substance abuse health care settings
  • Strong organization, time management and communication skills
  • Knowledge of utilization management procedures, mental health and substance abuse community resources and providers
  • Knowledge and experience in inpatient and/or outpatient setting(s)
  • Knowledge of DSM V or most current diagnostic edition

Preferred Qualifications for Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager:

  • Telephonic experience
  • Case management / utilization review experience

Benefits for Telephonic Behavioral Health Care Manager:

  • Benefits kick in on the first of the month following the date of hire. Example: Start date is May 13th, benefits start on June 1st.
  • Medical insurance through CareFirst BCBS (medical), Magellan Rx Management (pharmacy) and Magellan LifeResources (behavioral health).
  • Two different plan options (Basic & Premium) – Premiums as low as $0 for employee-only on the Basic plan!
  • Dental & Vision plans
  • Magellan offers at no cost: Basic Life insurance, Basic AD&D, Short-term Disability, Basic Long-term Disability and Business Travel Accident

 

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