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Wellness & Recovery Specialist (Peer Support Specialist) - Tidewater region, Virginia PS4497 in Virginia Beach, VA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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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. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location:  Tidewater region, Virginia  (Work @ home based, with extensive travel required throughout the community.)

The Wellness & Recovery Specialist is responsible for care coordination and/or care management activities focused on the Wellness and Recovery of Anthem members.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifies opportunities for engagement of members and their families in forming a supportive, recovery network.
  • Develops and implements provision of onsite psychiatric discharge planning education at Recovery and Resiliency sites.
  • Collaborates with Stabilization Teams as a member advocate in discharge planning education, resolution of barriers, and service transitions.
  • Acts as a resource for staff on decision making and problem solving.
  • Initiates and maintains contact with assigned individuals and providers to determine member's response to services.


Job Requirements

  • Requires an Associates degree
  • 3 years of experience in health services or behavioral health field or in a peer support services role, knowledge of care-coordination and case management concepts; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
  • BA/BS or MBA preferred
  • Peer Specialist Certification highly preferred
  • Willing to travel and meet members within the community required.
  • Behavioral health experience preferred
  • Computer knowledge required

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 antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.