Telecommute Field Based Behavioral Health Care Advocate in the Livingston Parish Area

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Louisiana

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

This job expires in 26 days

Job Category: Healthcare, Human Services

Telecommute Level: Occasionally

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Some Travel

Education Level: Some College

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Weekly Hours: Day Shift, Full Time

Job Details

A healthcare company has an open position for a Telecommute Field Based Behavioral Health Care Advocate in the Livingston Parish Area.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Overseeing initial inpatient admission for psychiatric and chemical dependency patients
  • Making patient assessments and determine appropriate levels of care
  • Obtaining information from providers on outpatient requests for treatment

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Reliable transportation and the ability to travel as needed within the designated service delivery area (up to 50%)
  • Licensed Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling, or Licensed Ph.D., or an RN with 2 or more years of experience in behavioral health
  • Licenses must be active and unrestricted in your state of residence
  • 2 years experience in a related mental health setting
  • Computer / typing proficiency to enter / retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
  • Access to high speed internet from home