Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Professional Care Manager (Bedford county)
Job ID: 673990
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Community Care Behavioral Hlth
Department: PHBH Initiative
Location: 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222

Description

Do you have a Masters' degree and an active PA Human Services Licensure? Do you have a strong background in mental health? Do you have case management experience and working with the adult population? If so, UPMC may have the perfect fit for you!

 

 

UPMC is currently hiring a full-time Licensed Professional Care Manager to support Community Care Behavioral Health. This will be a Monday through Friday daylight role (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.). This is a mobile position and will travel throughout the Bedford county community. Local Bedford, PA residents are preferred. The employee will report to the base location in downtown Pittsburgh, PA on a monthly basis.

 

 

The Care Manager assists Community Care Behavioral Health (CCBH) members who require care coordination and conducts assessments that include behavioral, clinical, social, and environmental concerns or needs. Members will be followed in their community, place of residence, and in facilities. The Care Manager will coordinate programs, services, and facilitate communication between the member's physicians, physical and behavioral health clinicians, and community-based services.


Responsibilities:

  • Assesses member's knowledge of their clinical condition and the need for further education
  • Conduct on-site hospital coordination for discharge planning with facility staff if needed.
  • Conducts face-to-face member assessments by visiting the member in the member's community, place of residence, or facility.
  • Conducts member assessments identifying behavioral, clinical, social, and environmental concerns and needs.
  • Coordinate with member's physicians to ensure follow-up and coordination of care
  • Coordinates care and services across the continuum of care with case management, physicians, pharmacy, behavioral health, and other providers or health plan departments as appropriate.
  • Ensures that cases are managed and documentation is within established timeframes in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Identifies barriers to care and develops specific integrated plan of care in collaboration with the member, family, provider, and CCBH staff.
  • Makes referrals and provides expertise regarding community and governmental agencies.
  • Participates in case conferences, interagency and provider treatment planning and departmental meetings.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy and standards of the CCBH organization including conveying courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, integrity, innovation, and a positive attitude through contacts with staff,  members, peers, and external contacts.

Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania Licensure in health or human services field and masters degree
  • OR licensed RN (BSN preferred)
  • OR Licensed Behavior Specialist (For BHRS levels of care only).
  • Minimum of three years of relevant clinical experience.
  • Experience in managed care strongly preferred.
  • General knowledge of best practices in behavioral health, emphasizing work with special needs or priority populations and in public sector systems.
  • Certification in substance use disorders helpful. Supervisory or other leadership experience in behavioral health also preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Pennsylvania Licensure: RN, LSW, LCSW, LPC, licensed MFT, and/or a licensed PhD (psychologist) Licensed Behavior Specialist (for BHRS levels of care only)

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  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
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UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

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