Clinical Care Manager Behavioral Health - Field

at CVS Health in Aurora, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

This is a full-time remote teleworker position in the state of IL. This position requires 50-75% travel in the Will County, IL and surrounding areas. Hours for this position are Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Family Summary/MissionDevelop, implement, support, and promote Health Services strategies, tactics, policies, and programs that drive the delivery of quality healthcare to establish competitive business advantage for Aetna. Health Services strategies, policies, and programs are comprised of utilization management, quality management, network management and clinical coverage and policies.Position Summary/MissionUtilizes advanced clinical judgment and critical thinking skills to facilitate appropriate member physical health andbehavioral healthcare through assessment and care planning, direct provider coordination/collaboration, and coordination of psychosocial wraparound services to promote effective utilization of available resources and optimal, cost-effective outcomes.Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to (* denotes essential functions)Assessment of Members:• Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive assessments of referredmember’s needs/eligibility and determines approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member’s benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services.• Applies clinical judgment to the incorporation of strategies designed to reduce risk factors and address complex clinical indicators which impact care planning and resolution of member issues.• Using advanced clinical skills, performs crisis intervention with members experiencing a behavioral health or medical crisis and refers them to the appropriate clinical providers for thorough assessment and treatment, as clinically indicated. Provides crisis follow up to members to help ensure they are receiving the appropriate treatment/services.• Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care:- Application and/or interpretation of applicable criteria and clinical guidelines, standardized case management plans, policies, procedures, and regulatory standards while assessing benefits and/or member’s needs to ensure appropriate administration of benefits• Using holistic approach consults with supervisors, Medical Directors and/or other programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary view in order to achieve optimal outcomes• Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels• Ability to speak to medical and behavioral health professionals to influence appropriate member care.• Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promotes lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health• Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/orhealthy lifestyle choices.• Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making • Analyzes all utilization, self-report and clinical data available to consolidate information and begin to identifycomprehensive member needs.• Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care:-In collaboration with the member and their care team develops and monitors established plans of care to meet the member’s goals• Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditationguidelines and company policies and procedures.

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

Minimum: 58,760

Maximum: 125,840

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (PTO) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

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Required Qualifications

- Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensure or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCSW, LCPC or state equivalent) in the state of IL – 3+ years of direct clinical practice experience post master’s degree (e.g., hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic/facility, hospice/palliative care program/agency)- Must be willing to travel 50-75% in Will County, IL and surrounding areas. Reliable transportation required. Mileage is reimbursed per our company expense reimbursement policy

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

Preferred Qualifications

- Hospice/palliative care experience – Advanced care planning experience- Case management and discharge planning experience – Managed care/utilization review experience – Crisis intervention skills – Knowledge of laws and regulations governing delivery of Medicare services


Master’s Degree required

Business Overview

Bring your heart to CVS Health Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand – with heart at its center – our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on r

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Job Posting: JC240278927

Posted On: May 15, 2023

Updated On: Jun 23, 2023

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