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Anthem, Inc. Utilization Management Rep III in Harrisonburg, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time


Responsible for managing incoming crisis calls and completing follow-up support, as part of a 24/7 Crisis call center (Crisis Line Services – CLS).

This level is expected to be able to perform all of the duties of the Utilization Management Rep II in addition to the following primary duties.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for assessing and triaging crisis calls; handle correspondence and assist callers with de-escalation, support strategies and crisis resolution.

  • Assisting management by identifying areas of improvement and expressing a willingness to take on new projects as assigned.

  • Handling escalated and unresolved calls; ensuring crisis calls are directed to the appropriate resources to resolve issues.

  • Ability to understand and explain specific workflow, processes, departmental priorities and guidelines.

  • May assist in new hire training to act as eventual proxy for Ops Expert.

  • Exemplifies behaviors embodied in the 5 Core Values.



  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Crisis work required.

  • Understanding of crisis /risk assessment language required, supporting strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, empathetic and active listening skills, and analytical skills.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.