Mental Health Consultant
Mental Health Consultant, MHASD Utilization Review
The Mental Health Consultant in the Utilization Review Department provides care management to Health Share's Multnomah Medicaid members. Health Share has a full risk contract with the State of Oregon for the provision of managing inpatient and outpatient mental health care services to approximately 100,000 Multnomah County Adults/Children who are eligible for the Oregon Health Plan. This recruitment will be used to fill full time positions but may be used to fill for temporary or on-call positions.
Responsibilities include but is not limited to the following:
- Responsible for authorizing Health Share Multnomah dollars for mental health treatment through utilization management care practices.
- Applying medical necessity criteria to clinical information for initial and concurrent service authorizations.
- Coordinating care with community providers, partners, and consumer/advocates who create plans for successful treatment engagement and outcomes.
- Advocating for the most appropriate level of care matching individualized clinical needs of Medicaid members.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Vi Ton, Recruiter
421 SW Oak Street, Ste 210, Portland, OR 97204