Job type full-time
Full job description
Shift: day job
Your talentOur visionAt caremore, a proud member of the anthem, incFamily of companies, it`s a powerful combinationIt`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 communitiesJoin us and together we will drive the future of health care.
Caremore is a proven care delivery model for the highest-riskWe are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming american healthcare deliveryWe build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patientsWe strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experienceAs 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 communityHelps to bridge conversations with patients and remove barriers that prevent them from accessing health and social servicesConducts telephonic and/or face-to-face outreach to panel of patients for appointment scheduling, needs assessment, and care gap closure.
Location: due to the current covid-19 pandemic, this position will require you to work remotely from your home with the flexibility to return to a regular, in-office work environmentAs we continue to monitor guidance from cdc and state officials there may be times you would need to report to the office on a monthly or quarterly basis for team meetings or engagement activitiesAddress : 512 w rosedale st., fort worth, texas.
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.
The health and safety of our associates, members and communities is a top priority for anthemThis priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of the covid-19 pandemicAnthem believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of covid-19 and protect our members, our communities, our families and ourselvesTo minimize the risk of transmission of the covid-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, vaccination is required for this role(at anthem, fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as moderna or pfizer, or the single dose of a single dose vaccine, such as johnson & johnson).
If you do not meet the requirements for this position, we encourage you to review other positions that currently allow virtual workIf you have a medical or sincerely held religious reason for not being vaccinated, consistent with applicable law, anthem will consider requests for reasonable accommodation on this basisShould you have any questions regarding the requirement after applying, email email@example.com.
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 may be required (fort worth, tx area).
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.
Anthem, incHas 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 forbesTo learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.comAn equal opportunity employer/disability/veteranAnthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all anthem positions.