EAP Counselor - San Antonio, TX 32 Hours/Week
OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.
At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.
OptumHealth is currently seeking an EAP Counselor in San Antonio, TX. The EAP Counselor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Focusing on initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
-Making patient assessments and determining appropriate levels of care
-Obtaining information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment
-Determining if additional clinical treatment sessions are needed
-Managing inpatient and outpatient mental health cases throughout the entire treatment plan
-Administering benefits and reviewing treatment plans
-Coordinating benefits and transitions between various areas of care
-Identifying ways to add value to treatment plans and consulting with facility staff or outpatient care providers on those ideas Basic Requirements:
-Master's degree in a clinical field
-Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in a clinical setting
-Intermediate Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Internet skills
Additional Preferred Assets:
-Licensed Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or -Family Counseling, or Licensed Ph.D., or an RN with 2 or more years of experience in behavioral health
-Ability to build rapport, assess and address risk, and develop goals with members in a telephonic setting
-Ability to work flexibly and creatively with other professional team members
-Bilingual (Fluent in English and Spanish)
-Crisis Management background
What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.
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