Cigna Primary Care Behavioral Provider / LCSW (Westridge) in Phoenix, Arizona

Description:

Summary

The Primary Health Behavioral Provider / LCSW is an in-clinic role responsible for supporting health behaviors and coordinating mental and physical health care of complex patients on an assigned caseload under the guidance of the medical provider.

Duties

  • Collaborate with the medical team to identify patients in need of support on health behaviors as well as those patients with more complex needs requiring behaviorally focused coordination of care
  • Focus on patients with needs around health behavior change or those who care complex based on medical and behavioral comorbidities
  • Coordinate with patient’s medical and behavioral providers in order to ensure a holistic care plan
  • Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance use disorders leveraging evidence based tools
  • Maintain a Patient Registry to identify, monitor, and treat high needs patients
  • Provide patient education about common mental health and substance use disorders, as well as available evidenced based treatments.
  • Provide brief behavioral health interventions using evidenced based techniques.
  • Coordinate care, for identified patients with comorbidities, after an acute event including emergency department presentation or inpatient admission in collaboration with the provider and population health team
  • Partner with plan and community resources in order to create referrals and care follow-up process to address social determinants of health.
  • Participate in clinical team meetings as assigned
  • Document patient progress in the Electronic Medical Record

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with the medical team to identify patients in need of support on health behaviors as well as those patients with more complex needs requiring behaviorally focused coordination of care
  • Focus on patients with needs around health behavior change or those who care complex based on medical and behavioral comorbidities
  • Coordinate with patient’s medical and behavioral providers in order to ensure a holistic care plan
  • Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance use disorders leveraging evidence based tools
  • Maintain a Patient Registry to identify, monitor, and treat high needs patients
  • Provide patient education about common mental health and substance use disorders, as well as available evidenced based treatments.
  • Provide brief behavioral health interventions using evidenced based techniques.
  • Coordinate care, for identified patients with comorbidities, after an acute event including emergency department presentation or inpatient admission in collaboration with the provider and population health team
  • Partner with plan and community resources in order to create referrals and care follow-up process to address social determinants of health.
  • Participate in clinical team meetings as assigned
  • Document patient progress in the Electronic Medical Record

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current, unrestricted license(s) issued by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners including, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) preferred
  • Spanish speaking, or willingness to learn, preferred
  • Experience working in a medical setting preferred
  • Experience with population management
  • Experience with disease management education

Primary Location: Phoenix-Arizona

Work Locations: 2302 N. 75th Avenue Phoenix 85035

Job: Med Mgt--Case Management

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Employee Status: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Full-time

Job Level: Day Job

Travel: No

Job Posting: Nov 8, 2018, 10:37:17 AM

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. Need an accommodation? Email: SeeYourself@cigna.com