UM Care Manager (per diem) in Remote at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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Job Description

About the Position:

Beacon is currently seeking a per diem UM Care Manager  to join our Access Line team in Boston, MA or remotely! The Access Line Care Manager works with providers and treatment teams to review and assess appropriate levels of care, and ensure members are receiving care that appropriately meets their clinical criteria and the members’ needs.

This is a per diem position for roughly 20 hours per week. The anticipated hours will be daytime (late morning /early afternoon) during the week with a minimum requirement of 3 weekend shifts per month. This is a 24/7 department so applicants will need flexibility with their availability and be prepared to work evenings or overnights if necessary.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Make clinical decisions related to assessment, referral, coordination of care, and appropriateness of care for members seeking access to their benefits for Mental Health or Substance Abuse services for all levels of care covered by contracts
  • Meet departmental standards related to clinical documentation, clinical policies and procedures, accreditation and regulatory standards and contract compliance
  • Actively participate in clinical rounds/case review process, and seeks consultation with the Clinical Director and Medical Director
  • As necessary, provide clinical oversight and consultation for non-clinical, unlicensed staff members
  • Actively participate in designated processes for managing the care of high-risk members
  • Assist Director on any tasks or projects requested
  • Independently as well as collaborating with the team, ensure all tasks, calls and EXA submissions are attended to in a timely manager. Meeting all provider guarantees.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, mental health, nursing, or other related field required
  • Licensure: Current, valid, unrestricted clinical license in Massachusetts (incl. LMHC, LICSW, LMFT, RN, PhD.) required
  • Relevant Work Experience: 1 year post-licensure clinical experience providing direct care required
  • Availability: This is a 24/7 department so applicants will need flexibility with their availability and be prepared to work evenings, overnights, and weekends when necessary

    To Apply:

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