LCSW/LICSW Care Manager

Woburn, MA 01801

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Care Management Job Number: 3885

Job Description


We are seeking an LCSW/LICSW  Care Manager for full-time,  office-based  position located in Woburn, MA. The CM will provide telephonic utilization management and clinical assessment for behavioral health services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide utilization management services for mental health and substance abuse higher levels of care, including pre-certification and concurrent medical necessity reviews.
  • Assess clinical information provided and apply medical necessity criteria.
  • Coordinate discharge planning needs with facility, health services providers, member and/or family.
  • Record and resolve member and provider inquiries and complaints in accordance with Company’ s policies and procedures.
  • Develops and monitors Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) patient care plans
  • Coordinates and facilitates psycho-education, social and personal development groups for MAT patients
  • Provides appropriate follow up on patient referrals
  • Participates in client meetings and will go onsite frequently.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of stages of change, substance use disorders, services, and family dynamics as well as common related medical and mental issues
  • Maintains monthly contact with MAT patients to coordinate services

 

Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience required.
  • MH and Substance Abuse Experience/expertise including MAT.
  • Experience triaging behavioral health crises
  • Experience on an inpatient Psychiatric unit
  • Experience with outpatient treatment in mental health and substance abuse
  • Experience with various software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook at a minimum of intermediate level;
  • Utilization management or utilization review, case management and aftercare follow up experience required.
  • Bilingual a plus

 

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Meet Your Recruiter

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.
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