Under general supervision, and in collaboration with other members of the clinical team, authorizes and reviews utilization of mental health and substance abuse services provided in inpatient and/or outpatient care settings. Collects and analyzes utilization data. Assists with discharge planning and care coordination. Provides member assistance with mental health and substance abuse issues, and participates in special quality improvement projects.
Other Job Requirements
Licensure is required for this position, specifically a current license that meets State, Commonwealth or customer-specific requirements.
One or more of the following licensure is required for this role with necessary degrees: LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or RN.
Minimum 2 years experience post degree in healthcare, behavioral health, psychiatric and/or substance abuse health care setting.
Strong organization, time management and communication skills.
Knowledge of utilization management procedures, mental health and substance abuse community resources and providers.
Knowledge and experience in inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Knowledge of DSM V or most current diagnostic edition.
Ability to analyze specific utilization problems, plan and implement solutions that directly influence quality of care.
General Job Information
Care Manager, Behavioral Health (UR, CM, EAP), CA licensed, Remote in CA
Work Experience - Required
Work Experience - Preferred
Education - Required
Associates - Nursing, Bachelors - Social Work, Masters - Social Work
Education - Preferred
License and Certifications - Required
CEAP - Certified Employee Assistance Professional - Care Mgmt, LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Care Mgmt, LMFT - Licensed Marital and Family Therapist - Care Mgmt, LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker - Care Mgmt, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor - Care Mgmt, LSW - Licensed Social Worker - Care Mgmt, RN - Registered Nurse, State and/or Compact State Licensure - Care Mgmt
License and Certifications - Preferred
Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.