Behavioral Health Clinician- RN, LCSW, LPC, or LMFT

  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Accolade at a glance

Accolade provides personalized health and benefits solutions designed to empower every person to live their healthiest life. We help millions of people and their employers navigate the complexities of the healthcare system with empathy, expertise and through exceptional service while supporting them in lowering the cost of care and improving health outcomes. Accolade blends technology-enabled health and benefits solutions, specialized support from Accolade Health Assistants® and Clinicians and access to expert medical opinion services for high-cost treatment decisions. We consistently receive consumer satisfaction ratings over 90 percent and have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as a Top Place to Work 2020 and Business Intelligence for Excellence in Customer Service 2020. Please visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and at


Job Description

As an Accolade Behavioral Health Clinician, you will be a trusted go-to resource who helps our members with any issues related to their mental health / substance abuse needs or behavioral health benefits.  You’ll have the opportunity to help members get the right care at the right time… no problem is too big or too small. 

A day in the life…

We do lot of great things over the phone and through digital technology- you’ll answer inbound calls and messages, and place outbound calls and digital messages to connect with members in the way that works best for them.

  • Be a trusted source > Building trust builds relationships > Building relationships enables you to ask deep rooted questions > Asking deep rooted questions enables you to influence care decisions
  • Conduct behavioral and clinical assessments to identify an individual’s behavioral and clinical needs in a holistic manner
  • Become knowledgeable on our members’ employer-sponsored benefits so you’re able to answer questions around medical/behavioral benefits, claims, care coordination and other complexities of the healthcare system. This will include explaining complicated behavioral health and benefits terms in plain language
  • Educate individuals on appropriate care, and settings for their behavioral healthcare needs
  • Assist individuals to understand diagnostic tests, test alternatives, costs, risks, treatment options, preparing for hospital admissions, inpatient stays and discharge
  • Interface with members’ health plans to facilitate coverage and care decisions, and direct individuals to facilities, agencies and specialists for care, work with member-appointed delegates and interface with providers to coordinate care
  • Get a holistic view of who our members are, understand what’s important to them and provide options so they can make an informed decision about their true care needs
  • Educate and empower our members so they’re able to confidently navigate the healthcare system – getting the right care at the right time is important
  • Advocate for our members who can’t advocate for themselves
  • Do the legwork when needed to make the cumbersome feel easier and speak in plain language with our members
  • Be comfortable to be uncomfortable
  • Be the go-to person on your team and with your members because of who you are and how you do it
  • Master the ability to collaborate with team members to deliver best possible service experience to our members
  • Have the ability and capacity to accept and implement feedback… being agile is essential for success
  • Making Accolade the best place to work in the world is an “all in” job. Our Behavioral Health Clinicians are involved in Employee Resource Groups, Spirit Committees and other projects as they gain tenure in the organization.


What we are looking for…

  • Hold a current/active RN, LCSW, LPC or LMFT License- Required 
  • Minimum of 5 years as an active Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a current unrestricted license
  • Computer strength is a MUST – you’ll be listening, talking, typing – all at one time
  • Be an empathetic critical thinker – there are no scripts here – speak with your mind and heart, be able to think outside of the box on a large variety of topics from depression to detox!

Additional Information

What is important to us

Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our  employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is:

We find joy and purpose in serving others

Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do.  Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons.

We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful

Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.

We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done

Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.

We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare

We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.