CVS Health Clinical Case Manager BH Field in Lenexa, Kansas
This is telework position with up to 50-75% travel requiredPrefers qualified candidate to reside in JOhnson County KS.Aetna Better Health of Kansas, is committed to helping people on their path to better health. By taking a total and connected approach to health, we guide and support our members so they can get more out of life, every day. We are looking for talent like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you’ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of Aetna Better Health of Kansas members. We value diversity and are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.Develop, implement, support, and promote Health Services strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to establish competitive business advantage for Aetna Health Services strategies, policies, and programs are comprised of utilization management, quality management, network management and clinical coverage and policies.Utilizes critical thinking and judgment to collaborate and inform the case management process, in order to facilitate appropriate healthcare outcomes for members by providing care coordination, support and education for members through the use of care management tools and resources.Assessment of Members: Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive assessments of referred member’s needs/eligibility and determines approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member’s benefit plan and availableinternal and external programs/services. - Applies clinical judgment to the incorporation of strategies designed to reduce risk factors and address complex clinical indicators which impact care planning and resolution ofmember issues. - Using advanced clinical skills, performs crisis intervention with members experiencing a behavioral health or medical crisis and refersthem to the appropriate clinical providers for thorough assessment and treatment, as clinically indicated. Provides crisis follow up to members to help ensure they are receiving the appropriate treatment/services.Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care: - Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and clinical guidelines, standardized case management plans, policies, procedures, and regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or member’s needs to ensure appropriate administration of benefits - Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or other programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary view in order to achieve optimal outcomes - Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels- Ability to speak to medical and behavioral health professionals to influence appropriate member care. - Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promotes lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health - Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices. - Helps member actively and knowledgeably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making - Analyzes all utilization, self-report and clinical data available to consolidate information and begin to identify comprehensive member needs. Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care: - In collaboration with the member and their care team develops and monitors established plans of care to meet the member’s goals - Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures.
The typical pay range for this role is:
This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.
In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (PTO) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.
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-Minimum 1 year of direct clinical practice experience post masters degree, e.g., Mental Health setting,hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic and/or facility- Unencumbered Behavioral Health clinical Kansas state license (LMSW, LSCSW,LCP, LMLP, LPC, LCPC, LMFT, LCMFT) -Willing and able to travel up to 50-75% of their time to meet members face to face within Johnson County of KS and surrounding areas.- Flexibility to work beyond core business hours of Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, is required.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.
You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.
- Crisis intervention skills - Managed care experience- Home and Community Based Services experience- Case management and discharge planning experience
Minimum of a Master's degree in Behavioral/Mental Health or human services field required.
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