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Banner Health Behavioral Health Case Manager in Mesa, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:

Behavioral Health

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Find your path in health care. Banner Health is committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek out professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen. Apply today.

As the Behavioral Health Case Manager, you will be working with the BH Care Management team. This role will support the child population; ages include birth to 18 years old. This is a full time opportunity. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM. No weekends, holidays or call duties

Banner Health Network (BHN) is an accountable care organization that joins Arizona's largest health care provider, Banner Health, and an extensive network of primary care and specialty physicians to provide the most comprehensive healthcare solutions for Maricopa County and parts of Pinal County. Through BHN, known nationally as an innovative leader in new health care models, insurance plans and physicians are coming together to work collaboratively to keep members in optimal health, while reducing costs.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients as assigned. This position assesses the patient’s plan of care and develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, facilitating options and services to meet the patient’s health care needs. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient need and payer requirements. This position is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered by both them and others and identifies/resolves barriers which may hinder effective patient care.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Manages individual patients across the health care continuum to achieve the optimal clinical, financial, operational, and satisfaction outcomes.

  2. Acts in a leadership function with process improvement activities for populations of patients to achieve the optimal clinical, financial, operational, and satisfaction outcomes.

  3. Evaluates the medical necessity and appropriateness of care, optimizing patient outcomes.

  4. Establishes and promotes a collaborative relationship with physicians, payers, and other members of the health care team. Collects and communicates pertinent, timely information to payers and others to fulfill utilization and regulatory requirements.

  5. Acts in a leadership function to collaboratively develop and manage the interdisciplinary patient discharge plan. Effectively communicates the plan across the continuum of care.

  6. Educates internal members of the health care team on case management and managed care concepts. Facilitates integration of concepts into daily practice.

  7. May supervise other staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires master’s degree in social work or related field or equivalent experience.

Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years clinical experience and as required by state law, a licensure in at least one of the following categories: social work, professional counseling or marriage and family. (Certification requires two years post graduate experience in a mental health setting or equivalent combination of education and documented supervised clinical experience.)

Positions providing direct services to substance abuse program patients must also possess board licensure in addictions as required by state.

Must have a working knowledge of care management, hospital and community resources.

Must demonstrate critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, effective communication skills, and time management skills.

Must demonstrate ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team format.

Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or BTMC Behavioral must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working in the Banner McKee Senior Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit must possess a Colorado Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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