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Social Worker (Degreed)

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  • NY, Lake Success

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Description

The Social Worker is 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 and a minimum of 3 years experience in case management and 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.

  • Licensed social worker preferred.

  • Bilingual in English/ Spanish strongly preferred.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.ElevanceHealth.com. Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact ability@icareerhelp.com for assistance.

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