Job ID: 52279
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Health Care
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Education: See Requirements
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are currently seeking a dynamic Care Coordinator to join our team at our office in Austin, Texas. The Care Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Utilization Management Team, when a licensed clinician is not required. This position collaborates with clinical leadership to maintain operation efficiency within the team. Scheduling of work hours is in accordance with business needs.
Responsible for routing utilization management requests, via fax and/or phone call to clinicians.
Update authorization information in Beacon’s clinical system.
Identify resources for Beacon members or providers including coordination of access to 24 hour levels of care with providers with indicated.
Data entry of outpatient treatment requests.
Data entry of out of network treatment requests and coordination of out of network request process.
Assist UM staff in addressing access to care issues by coordinating with Aftercare staff, UM staff and facility and community MH providers.
Work with supervisor on data collection.
Manage incoming faxes.
Serve as a backup support for all other administrative duties within the clinical department.
Education: High School diploma or GED required. A Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology or related field preferred.
Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience in a managed care setting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Share Point preferred.
Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Strong interpersonal skills.
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Beacon Health Strategies, LLC., a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled.