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Requisition Number 18-0263
Post Date 11/20/2018
Title Behavioral Health Nurse
City Dothan
State AL
Description The Behavioral Health Nurse will support the integration of behavioral health services, including mental health and substance abuse, as well as medical services for the Health Home. The Behavioral Health Nurse must be skilled with knowledge and experience managing recipients with special health care needs. The Behavioral Health Nurse will provide non‐clinical services for Health Home recipients who are unstable in order to improve the management of mental health and substance abuse as well as chronic disease or other populations as identified by AMA. These services are provided in the health care setting, home, via phone, and/or in person. This position will travel to locations within the relevant service area through a reliable means of transportation insured in accordance with Company policy.
Requirements REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
• Current RN License in good standing with the State of Alabama Board of Nursing
• 1 year experience in care coordination or case management in a medical or behavioral health setting
• Valid driver’s license in good standing
• Excellent interview and telephone skills, as well as the ability to deal with recipients in a caring and helpful (assertive and tactful) manner
• Working knowledge of health related service delivery systems
• Excellent communication and relationship skills
• Ability to analyze varied environmental factors in relation to members’ well being
• Organization and time management skills
• Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and to work effectively in a variety of settings
• Basic computer skills
PREFERRED:
• Certified Case Manager (CCM)
• Behavioral Health Care experience
• Ability to utilize Microsoft Word and Excel
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