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Community Engagement/Advocacy Rep - San Jose/Oakland - PS2848 in San Jose, CA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/14/2018

Job Description

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


Community Engagement/Advocacy Rep (Spanish preferred)
 
Responsible for growing membership through educating and servicing the Medicaid population, including meeting the communities need for ongoing educational and social service outreach to existing and potential members. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Acts as service representative for assigned projects and a resource to membership and community
  • Ensures consistent compliance with all state, federal, and company specific requirements.
  • Assists with establishing and maintaining positive relationships with community organizations, provider offices, and faith based organizations; performs activities to enhance presence in the community.
  • Identifies and collects educational material on community networks and advocacy groups with similar missions and values and communicate the information to management.
  • Provides outreach and/or guidance to members and potential members regarding benefit and enrollment questions, and/or providing assistance on any social service needs.


  • Requires a high school diploma;
  • At least 2 years’ of experience in healthcare outreach or advocacy environment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • AS or BA/BS preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle with valid motor vehicle insurance required. Mileage is reimbursed
  • 2+ years’ experience working with community outreach is preferred.
  • Able to present to small and large groups are required.
  • Previous territory management and ability to cover field areas is preferred.
  • Required work hours include daily, evening and weekend hours depending on organizational needs and activities.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Social work background preferred
  • Strong advocacy relationship