Virginia Premier Health Plan ARTS Care Coordinator in Chesapeake, Virginia

About Us

Don’t just find a job, find your WHY at a purpose-driven organization; discover a career at Virginia Premier.

By blending quality benefits, affiliating with the world-renowned VCU Health System and offering career-advancing development programs, we allow our employees to focus on the meaningful work of improving and saving the lives of more than 200,000 people throughout the state of Virginia.

At Virginia Premier, we are building an industry leading health care organization through dedicated teams that have heart, provide top-notch quality member services and embrace our mission of inspiring healthy living within the communities we serve. Our vision is to connect people to innovation, quality and affordable health care for all phases of life.

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Responsible for the timely coordination of quality behavioral health and substance abuse treatment services for plan membership in a cost-effective manner to promote positive outcomes. Performs utilization and care management for members with behavioral health needs and substance abuse disorders by assessing, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating plan of care designed to optimize member’s treatment across the continuum. Ensures member access to services is medically necessary and appropriate.


  • Reviews service requests for medical necessity and appropriateness.

  • Assesses members primarily through phone calls with occasional visits to members with development of plans to meet their needs.

  • Provides referrals for brief and immediate crisis intervention (i.e. Adult Protective Services).

  • Conducts investigations and holistic assessments to include the member’s physical, mental and psychosocial state.

  • Coordinates community resources for provision of basic services.

  • Provides appropriate service referrals for members and support for their families and caregivers.

  • Works with internal and external multidisciplinary teams in service planning and making referrals.

  • Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Licensed mental health professional in the State of Virginia.

  • Master’s degree in one of the following fields (social work, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, sociology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, human services counseling) with at least 1 year substance abuse treatment experience, OR​

  • RN with at least one year of substance abuse treatment experience


  • Ability to work and communicate with diverse cultural groups

  • Substance abuse treatment service delivery system in Virginia

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams


  • Minimum of 1 (one) year experience providing direct services to individuals with substance abuse disorder


  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position.

Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

Our mission is to inspire healthy living within the communities we serve!

Job ID 2019-5464

As an equal opportunity employer, Virginia Premier is committed to a diverse workforce. To ensure non-discrimination and affirmative action for individuals protected by Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Virginia Premier will consider applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Recruitment at 804-819-5151 for assistance. It is the policy of Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc., to comply with the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. It is a violation of our drug-free workplace policy to use, possess, sell, trade, and/or offer for sale alcohol, illegal drugs or intoxicants in our workplace. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Virginia Premier participates in E-verify.