CARE MANAGER - UM in Roseland, NJ at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 8/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are currently seeking a dynamic Clinical Care Manager – Utilization Management to join our team at our office in Roseland, NJ.  The Care Manager - UM will be responsible for conducting telephonic assessments, collecting sufficient data to make appropriate referral and certification decisions

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment planning by providing Initial, concurrent and post-service reviews and discharge planning for continuity of care to members.
  • Responsible for meeting standards related to clinical documentation, clinical policies and procedures, accreditation and regulatory standards and contract compliance.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with providers to deliver appropriate and timely health care services.
  • Help develop and facilitate implementation of the most cost effective plan of care for members while helping to ensure that members receive high quality care.
  • Responsible for triage and management of emergency calls.

Position Requirements:

Education: A minimum of a B.S. Degree in mental health field or an Associate’s Degree in Nursing with related psychiatric nursing experience. 

Licensure:  Current valid and unrestricted NJ license in a mental health field (RN, Ph.D, LMSW/LCSW, MHC, LLP, LPC, etc.)

Relevant Work Experience:   Minimum of three years direct practice experience in settings that include inpatient, partial, and/or outpatient.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong customer orientation and excellent written and verbal communications skills required. 
  • Must possess strong computer skills.
  • Analysis and problem solving


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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