United Healthcare Nursing Jobs – Health Care Advocate

Website United HealthCare

Job Description:

The goal of the Behavioral Health Care Advocate (BHA) role is to help individuals live their lives to the fullest by promoting recovery and resiliency via coordination and collaboration with multiple internal and external partners including consumers and their families/caregivers, medical, behavioral health and clinical network teams. Behavioral Health Advocates work with complex and high-risk needs with a goal of engaging the consumer in the treatment process, decreasing their reliance on higher levels of care, helping them to access appropriate community services, and assisting them in improving community tenure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and address the needs of members who are consistently high utilizers of services through case conferences and informal communications
  • Assist consumers and their families/caregivers with connections to appropriate psychiatric, medical, and psychosocial referrals and services
  • Partner with designated external providers, programs, entities to address  the needs, gaps in care, and recovery goals of complex and high risk consumers
  • Establish and foster positive relationships with medical team, participate in medical-behavioral integration activities and discussions
  • Identify high-risk, co-morbid needs of consumers
  • Utilize advanced clinical skills to engage and motivate Consumers via a recovery, health and wellness-oriented approach
  • Identify and remove barriers to procurement, delivery, participation in and success of services
  • Provide supportive follow-up, monitoring and education as indicated, in-person and telephonically
  • Meet with consumers in-person at facilities, provider offices, and in homes as appropriate
  • Participate in standing meetings to review performance, identify areas of opportunity, and oversee course for improvements (Supervision)

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Outlook, Internet)
  • License must be active and unrestricted to practice at the independent level in Mississippi
  • Dedicated workspace and access to high speed internet via cable/DSL in your home
  • Licensed master’s degree-level clinician in psychology, social work, counseling or marriage or family counseling or a licensed Ph.D. level psychologist, or an RN with behavioral health experience
  • Access to reliable transportation and the ability to accommodate up to 50% field-based travel within Mississippi region
  • 2+ years of experience in a behavioral health setting

Job Details:

Company: United HealthCare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Jackson, MS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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