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Social Work Case Manager, Whittier, CA # PS3190 in Whittier, CA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

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.