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Clinical Behavioral Health Case Manager II - Substance Abuse

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  • District of Columbia, Washington

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Behavioral Health Case Manager ll – Substance Abuse (JR116105)

Location: This position requires work in our Washington, D.C., 609 H Street NE office on Wednesdays each week and some face-to-face visits with members in community facilities/provider sites/homes.

NOTE: MUST reside within 50 miles and 1 hour commute of our D.C. office. Washington, D.C. residents preferred.

The Behavioral Health Case Manager ll is responsible for performing case management telephonically and/or by face-to-face visits in the community for members with behavioral health and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder needs. Subject matter expert in targeted clinical areas of expertise such as Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Eating Disorders (ED), Maternity, 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.

  • Utilizes Motivational Interviewing Techniques encourage and facilitate change.

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements :

  • MA/MS in social work counseling or a related behavioral health field or a degree in nursing, and minimum of 3 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 Washington, D.C. license such as RN,  LCSW,  LMHC,  LICSW,  LPC,  LMFT,  LMSW, or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional in the Washington, D.C. market 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in health coaching and motivational interviewing techniques preferred.

  • Experience working with individuals who come from a disadvantaged, socio-economic background.


 

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Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

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.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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