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Behavioral Health Supervisor Job

Full Job Title: Supv, Behavorial Health UM

Job Number: 1805719

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 2018-08-10

Oversees the day to day operations for inpatient, outpatient and prior authorization management activities to achieve quality and service driven objectives.

Department: Behavioral Health

Reports to: Dir, Behavioral Health

Location: Henderson Rd, Tampa, FL


Essential Functions:

  • Supervises a staff of nurses/clinicians to achieve successful quality outcomes and benefit maximization towards members care.
  • Supervises processes and procedures to ensure compliance with contractual, regulatory (Federal/State) and accreditation entities.
  • Provides leadership and support to front-line staff.
  • Monitors and tracks production and quality driven work/outcomes on assigned staff.
  • Monitors associates' performance, productivity and quality through standard reports.
  • Conducts one-on-one coaching and provides associates feedback routinely and as needed.
  • Provides counseling/corrective action procedures when required.
  • Maintains documentation of performance including attendance and disciplinary actions.
  • Provides significant input into associates' performance evaluations and hiring/terminations.
  • Manages the E-time process - including training and education.
  • Conducts training for new associates and re-training based on changing policy and procedure
  • Prepares and completes projects, reports and assignments as needed to meet departmental goals and initiatives.
  • Attends company meetings in absence of manager.
  • Makes process improvement recommendations to management.
  • Act as primary contact for escalated calls and/or escalated issues or that require additional research and/or special handling.
  • Investigates issues of an unusual nature and proposes solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrates appropriate customer-care skills such as empathy, active listening, courtesy, politeness, helpfulness and other skills as identified.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities:
    Candidate Education:
    • Required A High School or GED
    • Required A Master's Degree in Social Work or related counseling field (LCSW, LMFT,LMHC, LPC)
    • Preferred A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Healthcare
    Candidate Experience:
    • Required 4 years of experience in a clinical or utilization management setting with exposure to pre-authorization, utilization review, concurrent review, and/or discharge planning
    • Required 1 year experience in leading/supervising others in a clinical care setting (preferred) where you functioned in a team lead or senior capacity, providing mentoring, training, support, and guidance and functioned as a subject matter expert (SME).
    Candidate Skills:
    • Intermediate Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Intermediate Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources
    • Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers
    • Intermediate Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
    • Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
    • Intermediate Demonstrated written communication skills
    • Intermediate Ability to lead/manage others
    • Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers
    • Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management
    • Intermediate Other Previous experience working with treatment teams to meet the healthcare needs of participants
    • Intermediate Ability to lead/manage others in a matrixed environment
    • Intermediate Ability to identify basic problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Intermediate Other Knowledge of utilization management principles and criteria sets
    • Intermediate Other Strong clinical knowledge of broad range of medical practice specialties
    Licenses and Certifications:
    A license in one of the following is required:
    • Required Other One of the following licenses are required
    • Required Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Required Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Required Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Required Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Required Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    Technical Skills:
    • Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel Proficient in Microsoft Outlook applications, including Word,Excel, Power Point and Outlook
    • Required Intermediate Microsoft Word Ability to use proprietary health care management system
    • Required Intermediate Microsoft Outlook
    • Required Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Required Intermediate Healthcare Management Systems (Generic)
    Languages:

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