Senior Behavioral Health Care Advocate, RN (509054)
UnitedHealth Group - Greensboro, NC

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Senior Behavioral Health Care Advocate, RN

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Focus on initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Making patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
  • Obtaining information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
  • Determining if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
  • Managing inpatient and outpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
  • Administering benefits and reviewing treatment plans
  • Coordinating benefits and transitions between various areas of care
  • Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas
Requirements Required Qualifications:
  • Active, unrestricted RN license in state of North Carolina
  • 2+ years of clinical experience in the Behavioral Health setting
  • Proficient level of experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to navigate a Windows environment
  • Must live within a commutable distance of Greensboro, NC office (50 min or 50 miles)
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, high demand environment
  • Adapts well to frequent change in process
Additional Preferred Assets:
  • BSN
  • Previous managed care experience
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Experience working with the Medicare population
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