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EAP Counselor - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group • Eden Prairie, MN

Posted 11 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care

Job Description

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions has an opportunity for an Employee Assistance Program Counselor. The EAP Counselor is responsible for taking inbound calls to provide telephonic assessment and solution focused consultation to clients calling regarding their behavioral health benefits. In addition to assessment and triage, the successful candidate will engage in short-term problem resolution, authorization and referrals for routine and crisis callers. 
 
This position will be located onsite in our Eden Prairie, MN office and the schedule is Monday - Friday, 8 hour shift between the hours of 9:00am and 6:30pm.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Answer inbound calls for EAP and Behavioral Health
  • Assessment and triage, short-term problem resolution, authorization and referrals for routine and crisis callers
  • Provide solution focused consultation to assist member with issue resolution
  • Determine member eligibility and benefit coverage and triage as appropriate
  • Update and enter clinical notes in care management database

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field
  • 3 years of clinical experience, POST Master's
  • Available to work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 9:30am and 6:00pm
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills, must be able to type and navigate around multiple systems
  • Reside within a commutable distance of Eden Prairie, MN office location
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Behavioral Health license in the State of Minnesota
  • Prior Call Center experience
  • Experience supporting an Employee Assistance Program
  • CEAP (or eligible to obtain)
  • Prior experience in both Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse, dual diagnosis

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Key Words:  Employee Assistance, EAP, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Social Worker, Therapist, Counselor, CEAP, Call Center, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
Job ID: 2551_797835
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