Please Note: This is a Remote, patient-member facing role in the state of Georgia.
Responsible for performing case management telephonically and/or by home visits within the scope of licensure for special programs, such as Foster Care. Manages overall healthcare costs for the designated population via integrated (physical health/behavioral health) case management and whole person health.
How you will make an impact:
• Conducts assessments to identify individual needs.
• Develops comprehensive care plan to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment.
• Supports member access to appropriate quality and cost effective care and modifies plan(s) as needed.
• Coordinates with internal and external resources to meet identified needs of the member in terms of integrated (physical and behavioral) whole person care.
• Coordinates social determinants of health to meet the needs of the member and incorporates that into care planning. Works closely with various state agencies.
• Maintains knowledge of the system of care philosophy; a spectrum of effective, community-based services and supports for those with or at risk for mental health or other challenges and their families, that is organized into a coordinated network.
• Builds meaningful partnerships with designated populations and their families, and addresses cultural and linguistic needs, in order to help them function better at home, in the community, and throughout life.
• Evaluates health needs and identifies applicable services and resources in conjunction with members and their families.
• Provides important information including patient education, medication reconciliation, and identification of community resources and assists with arrangement of follow-up care.
• Requires MS/MA in social work, counseling, or a related behavioral health field or a degree in nursing and minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in social work counseling with broad range of experience with complex psychiatric and substance abuse or substance abuse disorder treatment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
• Current active unrestricted license as an RN, LCSW (as applicable by state law and scope of practice), LMHC, LPC (as allowed by applicable state laws), LMFT, or Clinical Psychologist to practice as a health professional within the scope of licensure in applicable states or territory of the United States required.
• For Government business only, LAPC, LAMFT, LMSW (as allowed by applicable state laws) is also acceptable in addition to other licensure referenced above; and any other state or federal requirements that may apply.
• Travel may be required.
Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:
Experience working with specialty populations - DFCS
Clinical experience in social work counseling with a broad range of complex psychiatric/substance abuse and/or medical disorder
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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.
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