Care manager

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ValueOptions is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential.
At ValueOptions, it's more than a job. Our employees embrace the company vision of helping people lead healthier lives. The over 3,100 employees on our team enjoy challenging career growth in an environment that values integrity, innovation, consumer engagement and joint accountability. Employees have access to comprehensive benefit packages; corporate discounts; continuing education opportunities, including our online learning portal, and more. At ValueOptions we strive to build a boundless culture and community of professionals that includes honest, open and free-flowing communication. We are passionate about the work we do.
If you have a passion to make a difference and a thirst to actively develop your knowledge and skills, join the ValueOptions team!
We are currently seeking a dynamic Intensive Care Manager to join our team at our office in Rocky Hill CT. The ICM clinician is responsible for applying specialized care management techniques in the clinical management of intensive, chronic, or complex cases and when an individual experiences barriers to recovery.
_Position Responsibilities:_
_Services as a resource to members and providers telephonically for information or clinical process via the Call Center protocols. The majority of the ICM work is done telephonically._
_Collaborates with the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Social Services as necessary to establish treatment opportunities for Members_
_Participates in multidisciplinary team reviews on a regular basis to review existing care plans to ensure they adequately address the behavioral health needs including complex behavioral health issues_
_Participates in a Geo-Team approach to care management to enhance Member treatment by identifying resources, access to care, identifying barriers to care and gaps in services_
_Responsible for the intensive care management of designated Members who meet ICM criteria in a designated local service area; will at times work out of a local area office when space is available_
_Responsible for managing a written ICM plan which reflects the Member's needs. Existing care plans may be reviewed with providers._
_Position Requirements:_
Education _: This position requires a Master's Degree and independently licensed in one or more of the following: Social Work-LCSW, Licensed Professional Counselor-LPC, License Drug and Alcohol Counselor - LADC, Marriage and Family Therapist-LMFT, or Registered Nurse-RN._
Licensure : _Connecticut licensure _
Relevant Work Experience: _Five (5) years' experience in the behavioral health field with two (2) years post master's degree experience in the delivery of social work/counseling services in a behavioral health care or home health setting is required. Knowledge of local community resources is essential._
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
_Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written_
_ Working knowledge of care management principles and practices, cost containment principles_
_Excellent PC skills, analytical and problem solving skills needed._
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Position Location: CT - Rocky Hill
FTE Status: Full time
Scheduled Weekly Work Hrs: 40
Job Family: Clinical, Licensed
ID: 32451

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