Anthem, Inc. Social Worker (Degreed) in Andover, Massachusetts
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
Responsible for identifying and linking members with social and community resources, ensuring psychosocial assessment and related care coordination while supporting members ability to manage his/her chronic illness.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Provides member education and outreach as appropriate on plan specific benefits and how to use them. • Utilizes knowledge of available community, government, and/or client resources needed to address member’s limitations and support interventions in the management of the member’s chronic condition or special needs. • Assesses short-term and long-term needs. • Assists in the establishment of case management goals, correctly prioritizes goals, and executes plan to achieve goals. • Have a thorough understanding of members needs when accessing Federal, State, or local assistance or in understanding any governmental assistance available to members as applicable. • Manages behavioral and psychosocial needs that result in improved clinical and financial outcomes and delivers social work interventions. • Assists members to effectively utilize available resources to meet their personal health needs and help them develop their own capabilities. • Provides guidance to members seeking alternative solutions to specific social, cultural or financial problems that impact their ability to manage their healthcare needs. • Facilitates and coordinates behavioral health resources as individual member needs are identified. • Establishes a relationship with member, family, physician(s), and other providers to determine use of benefits and community resources. • Acts as liaison and member advocate between the member/family, physician and facilities/agencies. • Evaluates members' ability to independently manage self and locate alternative resources when limitations are identified via standardized Social Work Psychosocial evaluation methods, processes and tools while maintaining accurate record of activities.
Minimum Requirements: • Requires a BS or MS in Social Work. • A minimum of 3 years of experience in case management. • A minimum of 1 year experience working with aged or disabled populations; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
Preferred Qualifications: • MS in Social Work (MSW) preferred.
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 careers.antheminc.com. 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.