The Care Manager, Telephonic Behavioral Health 2 , in a telephonic environment, assesses and evaluates members' needs and requirements to achieve and/or maintain optimal wellness state by guiding members/families toward and facilitate interaction with resources appropriate for the care and wellbeing of members. The Care Manager, Telephonic Behavioral Health 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Care Manager, Telephonic Behavioral Health 2 employs a variety of strategies, approaches and techniques to manage a member's physical, environmental and psycho-social health issues. Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective care. Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously monitoring patient care through assessments and/or evaluations. Assessing acute behavioral health needs and identifies opportunities for support. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.
Master's degree in a behavioral-health field, such as social work, psychology, or related health discipline from an accredited university
3-5 years of experience working as a licensed Social Worker
Current valid social service license, e.g. MSW, LCSW, LPC, LMHC
Minimum 2 years of experience with serious mental illness and substance use disorder and related treatment modalities
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 hour shifts varying between 8AM and 6PM EST
Must have a separate room with a locked door that can be used as a home office to ensure you and your patients have absolute and continuous privacy while you work
Must have accessibility to high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (Satellite internet service is NOT allowed for this role); and recommended speed for optimal performance from Humana systems is 10M x 1M
Associates working in the state of Arizona must comply with the Tobacco Free Hiring Policy (see details below under Additional Information) and upon offer will be subjected to nicotine testing as part of a 10-panel drug test
Experience with behavioral change, health promotion, coaching and wellness
Experience working with both children and adults preferred
Knowledge of community health and social service agencies and additional community resources
Bilingual (English/Spanish); speaking, reading, writing, interpreting and explaining documents in Spanish
As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Montage SMS Text/Voice Messaging to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Montage SMS Text/Voice Messaging allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule
Language Proficiency Testing
Any Humana associate who speaks with a member in a language other than English must take a language proficiency assessment, provided by an outside vendor, to ensure competency. Applicants will be required to take the Interagency Language Rating (ILR) test as provided by the Federal Government.
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