Community Health Worker

Anthem

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Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time
Your Talent. Our Vision. At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s 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.

CareMore is a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk. We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery. We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patients. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.

The Community Health Worker is responsible for serving as a liaison/connector between the patient, care team, and the community. Helps to bridge conversations with patients and remove barriers that prevent them from accessing health and social services. Conducts telephonic and/or face-to-face outreach to panel of patients for appointment scheduling, needs assessment, and care gap closure.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

Meets patient in clinic, facility or at home to help identify social determinants of health impacting patient’s health and general well-being.
Collaborates with social worker and/or care manager to develop action plan.
Develops trusting relationship with patients by providing support and advocacy to help achieve health goals.
Assists patients in accessing health-related services and community resources, such as accompaniment to specialist appointments and assistance with enrollment forms.
Facilitates communication between all parties (patients, families, colleagues, and community-based organizations) as needed.
Documents interactions with patients and on behalf of patients in medical record.
Attends meetings as required.
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a High School diploma or GED.
Experience utilizing electronic medical record.
A minimum of 1 year experience in a healthcare, community-based, or social work environment; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.
Travel is required (80% in the field – Queens, Long Island and Brooklyn area).
Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual preferred.
Certified Community Health Worker preferred.

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact ability@icareerhelp.com for assistance.

To apply for this job please visit anthemcareers.ttcportals.com.