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Director II Behavioral Health Svcs


  • National +50 Miles away from nearest PulsePoint, National +50 Miles away from nearest PulsePoint



JR14200 Dir II Behavioral Health Svcs

Responsible for directing multiple states or regional behavioral health services functions. Responsible for all lines of business and multiple states (upwards of 11 states) depending on the size and complexity of the contract. Serves as the primary interface to the states, and clients in the region and drives the strategy and overall execution.

[Position can work from anywhere in the US, but will support all US markets/time zones]

How will you make an impact:

  • Primary duties may include but are not limited to: Ensures appropriate utilization and administration and/or delivery of EAP or Behavioral Health services.
  • May lead team(s) of clinicians providing direct care services.
  • Directs assessments, provides appropriate referrals, and performs follow-up to ensure the quality and appropriateness of services.
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with providers, advocates, and state partners and works to maintain quality outcomes, proper billing, and coordination of care.
  • Leads and participates in cross-functional corporate teams that design and implement new care/case/utilization management programs.
  • Develops and implements process and program redesigns. Leads multiple teams of clinicians charged with promoting quality member outcomes, optimizing member benefits, and promoting effective use of resources.
  • Ensures adherence to all contract, regulatory, and accreditation requirements.
  • Develops short/long-term objectives and monitors processes and procedures to ensure consistency with the enterprise and compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Collaborates with Care Management partners to resolve issues or find solutions.
  • Manages budget and special projects. Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates the performance of direct reports.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an MS in a mental health field (i.e., social work, counseling) or related field (i.e., nursing) and a minimum of 10 years of clinical experience including case management and leadership experience; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Current unrestricted license for a specific profession (i.e., LCSW, RN,) as required.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • For URAC accredited areas, the following professional competencies apply: Associates in this role are expected to have strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.

Colorado candidates only

Annual Salary Range*: $132,320.00 - $198,480.00

Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level.

* The hourly or salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at 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 for assistance.

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