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Indiana University Health

Specialist-Behavioral Health Care

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
15 March, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
303617
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Specialist-Behavioral Health Care

Job Description

Overview

Indiana University Health adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance, and aligns with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. 

 

Responsible for tracking and managing patient registry and progress, tracking time devoted to behavioral health care provided, resource and referral management, support for integrated behavioral health in person and via phone, support patient staffing meetings, and related duties by working collaboratively with the integrated behavioral health team to achieve desired clinical service and cost outcomes. Interacts directly with patients to support interventions initiated by the behavioral health and primary care teams, assisting in screening and treatment response measurements, providing information on internal and external resources, and coordinating referrals for sites not physically staffed by the integrated care service. Also responsible for maintaining a registry of all patients interacting with the behavioral health team and tracking time spent on the care of each patient. Identify and triage crisis needs.

 

The specialist will support the resource and referral management for integrated behavioral health by working collaboratively with the integrated behavioral health team to achieve desired clinical service and cost outcomes. Interacts directly with patients and primary care staff to support interventions initiated by the behavioral health and primary care teams, including urgent behavioral health consults and collaborative care. The specialist will provide information on internal and external resources, and coordinate referrals to outside agencies. Cerner registration and scheduling training will be required upon hiring. Virtual position based out of Sleep lab, Indianapolis. Hybrid work from home and in PCP offices.

 

Hours:  At this time, hours are 8:30-5, M-F. We do have plans to expand hours and some evenings to 7PM and an occasional Saturday will be likely in the future.

 

Experience: Experience in health care or mental health setting. Registration and case management experience is a plus.

 

 High School Diploma or GED is required.
• Associates degree in a medical or behavioral health field OR a certified Medical Assistant is required.
• BLS Certificate is required.
•Requires strong organizational skills.
• Requires the ability to problem solve and work independently.
• Requires proficiency with EMR programs.
• Medical Office or Behavioral Health experience is a plus.
• Microsoft Office experience is a plus.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Specialist-Behavioral Health Care Role

Overview

Indiana University Health adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance, and aligns with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. 

 

Responsible for tracking and managing patient registry and progress, tracking time devoted to behavioral health care provided, resource and referral management, support for integrated behavioral health in person and via phone, support patient staffing meetings, and related duties by working collaboratively with the integrated behavioral health team to achieve desired clinical service and cost outcomes. Interacts directly with patients to support interventions initiated by the behavioral health and primary care teams, assisting in screening and treatment response measurements, providing information on internal and external resources, and coordinating referrals for sites not physically staffed by the integrated care service. Also responsible for maintaining a registry of all patients interacting with the behavioral health team and tracking time spent on the care of each patient. Identify and triage crisis needs.

 

The specialist will support the resource and referral management for integrated behavioral health by working collaboratively with the integrated behavioral health team to achieve desired clinical service and cost outcomes. Interacts directly with patients and primary care staff to support interventions initiated by the behavioral health and primary care teams, including urgent behavioral health consults and collaborative care. The specialist will provide information on internal and external resources, and coordinate referrals to outside agencies. Cerner registration and scheduling training will be required upon hiring. Virtual position based out of Sleep lab, Indianapolis. Hybrid work from home and in PCP offices.

 

Hours:  At this time, hours are 8:30-5, M-F. We do have plans to expand hours and some evenings to 7PM and an occasional Saturday will be likely in the future.

 

Experience: Experience in health care or mental health setting. Registration and case management experience is a plus.

 

  • qualifications__list
     High School Diploma or GED is required.
  •  Associates degree in a medical or behavioral health field OR a certified Medical Assistant is required.
  •  BLS Certificate is required.
  • Requires strong organizational skills.
  •  Requires the ability to problem solve and work independently.
  •  Requires proficiency with EMR programs.
  •  Medical Office or Behavioral Health experience is a plus.
  •  Microsoft Office experience is a plus.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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