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Sr. Manager Behavioral Health

at Harris Health System

Posted: 4/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 145255
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About Us

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 70 hospitals, Community serves over 260,000 Members with the following programs:

• Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) program for low-income children and pregnant women

• Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR

• Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.

Improving Members' experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our Members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

Job Profile

The Sr. Manager, Behavioral Health is accountable for the operational management of the Behavioral Health Team. Assists the Director of Behavioral Health with human resources, quality, and financial management of the program. The Program Manager oversees implementation of case management and utilization functions for Behavioral Health. Serves as a clinical leader and resource for Behavioral Health. Assists the director with the implementation of policy and procedures, and adherence to regulatory and non-regulatory standards. Provides assistance with evaluations and reports relevant to achievement of goals for the Utilization Management and Case Management teams. Provides oversight to ensure area staff utilization and engagement patterns are congruent to standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling required.
  • Current unrestricted license in the state of Texas: LCSW, LMSW, LMFT or LPC
  • Three to five years' experience in case management and utilization management combined.
  • Three to five years years' experience managing cross functional teams in managed care environment

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Advanced PC Skills, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
  • Above Average Verbal communication skills (Heavy Public Contact)
  • Writing /Composing/(Correspondence/Reports)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Excellent organization, coordination, and multi-tasking skills and abilities. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and work independently. Strong attention to detail and deadlines


Benefits and EEOC

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit managed care organization (MCO), licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 94 hospitals, Community serves over 400,000 Members with the following programs:

• Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) program for low-income children and pregnant women

• Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR

• Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.

Improving Members' experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our Members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

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