CARE MANAGER-Manhattan in New York, NY at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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Job Description

About the Position

We are currently seeking a dynamic  Care Manager to join our team at our office in Manhattan, NY.   The Care Manager provides assessments, referrals, triage, conducts telephone assessments, collects sufficient data to make appropriate referral and ongoing case management

Position Responsibilities:

  • Complete telephone assessments and referrals; gathers demographic and clinical information to connect patient with appropriate provider and for emergency, urgent, and routine referrals.
  • Coordinates with other Care Managers within the organization as well as within other facilities/agencies to ensure that patient comprehensive treatment needs are met.
  • Coordinates member’s service needs with community agencies.
  • Provide education to member about Behavioral Health and/or Substance Abuse Diagnosis and medication management.
  • Provide clinical guidance and support to assist member in achieving their goals.
  • Have extensive knowledge of community resources/services.
  • Prepares for and participates in all clinical rounds.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: B.S. Degree in mental health field or nursing. 
    • Master’s Degree in a health-related field and licensure as health professional is preferred.
  • Licensures: Current, valid and unrestricted license in a State or territory of the United States in a mental health field (RN, Ph.D., LCSW/ACSW, LLP, MHC, LPC, etc.).
  • Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience in a behavioral health setting/ managed care experience that include inpatient, partial, and/or outpatient care preferred. 
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to function in an interdisciplinary setting. 
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. 
  • Knowledge and experience using management information systems, word processing, and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred). 
  • Knowledgeable about care resources and levels of care available.

To Apply:

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled