Anthem LCSW or LMSW - Social Work Case Manager - Evansville, IN - PS5790 in Mishawaka, Indiana

LCSW or LMSW - Social Work Case Manager - Evansville, IN - PS5790

Location: United States

Field: Medical

Requisition #: PS5790

Post Date: Jul 30, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, 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.

Location: Evansville, IN; however, the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to work from home after successful completion of training and with proven satisfactory work performance.

The Social Work Case Manager is 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.

  • Discharge planning experience in an acute hospital, skilled nursing facility, and/or subacute rehabilitation environment preferred

  • Ability to work independently and proactively required

  • Ability to use past experiences and current departmental needs to determine course of action

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills

  • Must possess ability to multitask effectively

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.