Anthem LCSW Social Work Case Manager - Remote - Texas - PS11864 in Midland, Texas

LCSW Social Work Case Manager - Remote - Texas - PS11864

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Location: Texas, United States

Field: Medical

Requisition #: PS11864

Post Date: Aug 23, 2018

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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

This Social Work Case Manager position supports our Texas Medicare members. You must live in Texas and have an active, LCSW license in Texas. You will be given the training and equipment to work from a home office. You must have a high speed internet connection.

Responsible for ensuring effective psychosocial intervention, positively impacting a patient's ability to manage his/her chronic illness.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

-Utilizes available community, government, and/or client resources needed to address participant's limitations or support interventions in the management of the participant's chronic condition.

-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.

-Evaluates members' ability to independently manage self and locate alternative resources when limitations are identified via a Social Work Psychosocial evaluation.

-Provides guidance to members seeking alternative solutions to specific social, cultural or financial problems that impact their ability to manage their healthcare needs.

-Evaluates members' strengths related to health self-management, develops strategies to support healthcare needs and implements plans in support of case decisions.

-Facilitates and coordinates behavioral health resources as individual member needs are identified.

Requires an MS (at a minimum) in Social Work; 3 years of experience in case management in a health care environment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

-Requires a current, unrestricted LCSW license in Texas.

-Experience working in Health Insurance/Managed Care preferred.

-Bilingual (Spanish) or multi-language skills a plus.

-Experience working with the senior (Medicare eligible) population preferred.

-Experience with community resources, housing programs preferred.

-Experience working with DME (Durable Medical Equipment) preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers.

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