Anthem, Inc. BH Case Mgr II in Latham, New York
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Beacon Health Options: Your Talent. Our Vision. At Beacon Health Options, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.
Location: Latham NY
Work Hours: 8:30AM - 5:00 PM in the time zone where you reside.
Please note: The BH Case Mgr (CM) job progression is primarily member facing and involves complete clinical assessment. Whereas the BH Care Manager (UM) job progression is primarily a provider facing role although it does involve some member facing activities such as collecting information and using clinical knowledge and expertise to ensure our members are directed to the appropriate level of care.
Responsible for performing case management telephonically within the scope of licensure for members with behavioral health and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder needs.
Subject matter expert in targeted clinical areas of expertise such as Eating Disorders (ED) Maternity Alcohol / Drug Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) etc.
Primary duties may include but are not limited to:
Responds to more complex cases and account specific requests.
Uses appropriate screening criteria knowledge and clinical judgment to assess member needs.
Conducts assessments to identify individual needs and develops specific care plan to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment.
Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of care plan and modifies plan as needed.
Supports member access to appropriate quality and cost effective care.
Coordinates with internal and external resources to meet identified needs of the members and collaborates with providers.
Serves as a resource to other BH Case Mgrs.
Participates in cross-functional teams projects and initiatives.
Requires MS or MA in social work counseling or a related behavioral health field or a degree in nursing
3- 4 years of clinical experience in social work counseling with broad range of experience with complex psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder treatment; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
Current active unrestricted license as an RN, LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LPC (as allowed by applicable state laws) LMFT or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in NY required.
Previous experience in case management and telephonic and/or in person coaching with members with a broad range of complex psychiatric/substance abuse and/or medical disorders.
Managed care experience required.
For Government business only LAPC LAMFT LMSW (as allowed by applicable state laws) is also acceptable in addition to other licensure referenced above; and any other state or federal requirements that may apply.
Experience in health coaching and motivational interviewing techniques preferred.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.