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Clinical Care Manager -IBHS

Company: Community Behavioral Health.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Clinical Care Manager is responsible for utilization management by conducting utilization review activities, population management, cross-system consultation, provider management and treatment quality monitoring. The Clinical Care Manager must utilize clinical knowledge of best practices and evidence based treatments to ensure CBH members receive timely access to quality, medically necessary behavioral health services. When clinically indicated, Clinical Care Managers consult with CBH Physician and Psychologist Advisors to ensure the most effective treatment for the CBH member is being authorized. Essential Functions: Depending upon your team assignment, some or all of these may apply. Be knowledgeable about behavioral health care services, system partners, service continuum and established medical necessity criteria and apply that knowledge in all work activities. Complete Utilization Management activities including but not limited to: interagency meetings, social determinants interviews with members, treatment team meetings, case consultations, care coordination, provider meetings, reviews, treatment linkage. Complete expected number of UM activities per day/shift as specified under team specified under team specific responsibilities in established timeframes. Authorize and extend treatment authorizations when Medical Necessity Criteria is met.Consult with Physician Advisor, Psychologist Advisor and/or Clinical Supervisor as clinically appropriate.Generate denial letters based on physician consults and in accordance with state regulations as needed.Complete discharge reviews in a timely manner.Work directly with members, natural supports and providers in the community during 30-75% of work hours or 6-15 days per month.Facilitate care coordination with system partners to address social determinants, barriers to wellness, and other needs of members, including connection to appropriate community based services. Demonstrate an understanding of Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) and connect members to appropriate evidence-based treatment at admission, during treatment, and at discharge. Monitor member's length of treatment and work collaboratively with providers and other systems to address barriers to member receiving treatment in a less restrictive environment.Collaborate with other CBH departments to ensure quality of care, promote placement of members in the most appropriate services and to facilitate consistent longitudinal care management.Document provider quality concerns in accordance with CBH policy/procedure.Conduct provider meetings at least quarterly, more frequently based on provider and supervisory guidance.Use data to inform clinical decision-making.Maintain documentation in CBH's electronic system consistent with agency and industry standards.Understand and participate in grievance/complaint hearings as assigned.Respond to care coordination correspondence within 24 hours, or sooner if necessary.Work collaboratively with team members including assisting with the training of newly hired employees as requested, covering work when peers are out of the office as assigned and finding coverage when absent.Attend all meetings as assigned and actively prepare for and participate in supervision and clinical case consultation. Maintain an accurate daily log of work completed.Contribute to projects and all other duties as assigned.Team Specific Responsibilities:Manage providers of IBHS programs.Complete an average of 8-15 UM activities per day.Review and process authorization requests, as assigned, including: review of documentation, Physician consultation per Review Guidelines, provider notification, referral submission (if required), insufficient or denial letter (if required), authorization generation (if required), and log of review.Participate in at least 8 interagency meetings per month for members receiving IBHS. This may include interdisciplinary service planning meetings, case consultations, crisis consultations, or progress review meetings. Ensure collaboration and continuity of care for members with multiple services or in multiple child-serving systems.Facilitate collaboration with community-based treatment team for members experiencing a crisis.Conduct length of stay reviews for members with extended length of stay. Complete provider authorization corrections weekly.Position Requirements: Education: Master's degree in Social Work or related field or Registered NurseLicense/Certification: Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) strongly preferred. Minimally, applicant must be License-eligible and willing/able to obtain licensure within the first year of employment; PA Child Abuse Clearance required. Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of direct clinical care experience working with adults, children, adolescents and/or their families in behavioral health settings and experience in assessment and treatment planning; and/or experience in a managed care setting Skills:Excellent clinical case conceptualization skillsMeeting facilitationProactive planningCustomer serviceFamiliar with medicationsExcellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to use them when communicating with internal and external stakeholdersExcellent interpersonal and collaboration skillsProficient in MS Office, especially with Excel, and able to type at least 40 words per minuteAbility to work independently and as part of a teamExcellent time management and prioritization skills and ability to multi-taskCompliant with HIPAA regulationsWork Conditions (including travel, overtime required, physical requirements and occupational exposure): Must be able to travel within Philadelphia and surrounding counties.Regularly requires walking, standing, stooping, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling and/or repetitive wrist/hand movements for various lengths of time throughout the day.Ability to utilize computers and office equipment to complete daily work responsibilities.Regularly works inside in areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuation in temperature. No protective equipment routinely needed.Must be able to adapt to continuous changes/demands of the job.Equal Employment Opportunity: CBH provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, individual genetic information or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the human resources function.Americans with Disabilities Act: Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. CBH will determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. PI202143988

Keywords: Community Behavioral Health., Philadelphia , Clinical Care Manager -IBHS, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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