Behavioral Health Case Manager I-Texas 122097
Location:
Grand Prairie , Texas
Posted:
October 02, 2016
Reference:
228259105
/ Your Talent. Our Vision. / At Amerigroup , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies focused on serving Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured individuals, it's a powerful combination. It's the foundation upon which we're creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.

Location: Amerigroup Texas office (Houston, Grand Prairie, and El Paso are preferred, but Austin, Lubbock, and San Antonio are other options)-Telecommuting from an Amerigroup location city is allowable after the ideal candidate has successfully completed 90 days.

Behavioral Health Case Manager I

Responsible for performing telephonic case management within the scope of licensure for members with behavioral health and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder needs.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

Uses appropriate screening criteria, knowledge and clinical judgment to assess member needs;
Conducts assessments to identify individual needs and develops care plan to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment;
Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of care plan and modifies plan as needed;
Supports member access to appropriate quality and cost effective care;
Coordinates with internal and external resources to meet identified needs of the members and collaborates with providers.
Field work may be required in this role.

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Behavioral Case Manager I
Requires

MS or MA in social work, counseling, nursing or a related behavioral health field;
3 years clinical experience in social work, counseling with broad range of experience with complex psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder treatment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background;
working with IDD population and/or IDD waivers required

Experience using electronic documentation;
Knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel, and outlook);
Current active unrestricted license as an RN, LCSW , LMHC, LPC, LMFT, or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in state of Texas;
Experience in case management and telephonic coaching with members with a broad range of complex psychiatric/substance abuse and/or medical disorderspreferred;
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred;

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Job Medical

Title: Behavioral Health Case Manager I-Texas 122097

Location: TX-Grand Prairie

Other Locations: TX-Austin, TX-Lubbock, TX-San Antonio, TX-El Paso, TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 122097
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