Anthem Social Work Case Manager in Overland Park, Kansas
Social Work Case Manager
Location: United States
Requisition #: PS18898
Post Date: 6 days ago
Aspire Health, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, is the nation’s leading non-hospice community-based palliative care provider. Aspire specializes in providing an extra layer of support to patients facing a serious illness through an ambitious palliative care program focused on caring for patients in their homes and outpatient clinics. Aspire’s clinicians are experts in providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness; helping patients and caregivers navigate the healthcare system; guiding patients and caregivers through difficult and complex treatment choices; and providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. Our core values are Clinical Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Going the Extra Mile!
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. Current unrestricted LMSW or LCSW (or equivalent) license in applicable state(s) required. Bilingual (Spanish) or multi-language skills preferred.
-Experience working in hospital, sub-acute care, hospice, palliative or other medical facility preferred
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.