Anthem, Inc. Behavioral Health Care Manager I in Valparaiso, Indiana
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and 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.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
Behavioral Care Manager I Hours: 8 am to 5 pm EST Location: This is a work at home role. Must be licensed and reside in Indiana.
Responsible for managing psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder facility-based and outpatient professional treatment health benefits through telephonic or written review. Primary duties may include but are not limited to: Uses appropriate screening criteria knowledge and clinical judgment to assess member needs to ensure access to medically necessary quality behavioral healthcare in a cost effective setting in accordance with UM Clinical Guidelines and contract. Refers cases to Peer Reviewers as appropriate. Performs psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder assessment coordination implementation case planning monitoring and evaluating to promote quality member outcomes to optimize member health benefits and to promote effective use of health benefits and community resources.
MS or MA in social work counseling or a related behavioral health field or a degree in nursing; 3 years of experience with facility-based and/or outpatient 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, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in the state of Indiana. Must reside in Indiana.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in case management/utilization management with a broad range of experience with complex psychiatric/substance abuse cases preferred. Previous EMR experience o Computer skills: You must have experience working with MS Word, Outlook and Excel, SharePoint. You will receive training on Anthem-specific applications, however, you must be comfortable working on a laptop with web-based applications. If you are not computer savvy this may hinder your ability to be successful in this position.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) + match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources, to name a few.
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. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.