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Behavioral Health Care Coordinator, Remote, Living in WA or, OR

Organization: Umpqua Health
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Remote, Living in WA or, OR
Date Job Posted: September 16, 2021
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$5,000 Hiring Bonus ($2,500 after 90 days and $2,500 at 1-year anniversary). This is an amazing opportunity to join a great team at UHA! We are a bottom-up organization who values the members we serve. Not only are the benefits excellent, we encourage professional growth and out of the box thinking within a flexible work environment.

The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator is a member of the Behavioral Health team for Umpqua Health Alliance (UHA) Oregon Health Plan (OHP) enrollees and Medicare members. This position is part of the Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) program which is a collaborative, comprehensive, integrated and interdisciplinary-focused Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) program staffed with team members focused on addressing interrelated medical, social, cultural, developmental, behavioral, educational, spiritual and financial needs in order to achieve optimal health and wellness outcomes for each member in need. This position may have their assignments changed based on member population changes and departmental needs.

This position is responsible for member-focused, individualized intensive care coordination plans (ICCP) and providing community-based care coordination for members with high health care needs, including members with complex behavioral concerns, severe and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or receiving facility based, in-home or community-based psychiatric services. The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator utilizes clinical expertise in behavioral health conditions and knowledge regarding the children’s or adult system of care to provide coordination that member focused, strengths based, trauma-informed and culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Education, Experience Certifications

REQUIRED- Bachelor’s degree in social work or counseling plus five (5) years’ experience in either adult or children’s behavioral care
PREFERRED- Master’s degree in social work or counseling plus two (2) years’ experience in either adult or children’s behavioral care
PREFERRED- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Psychologist
PREFERRED- CADC I and higher preferred
PREFERRED- Experience in Behavioral Health, utilization management, case management and managed care preferred.

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