LMSW/LCSW/LBSW/ Field Svc Coord Clinician - Houston, Texas( Southern Areas of Houston Preferred) 122849
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
February 22, 2017
Reference:
2123361346
$1,500 sign-on bonus offered for this role!

/Your Talent. Our Vision./At Amerigroup , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies focused on serving Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured individuals, it's a powerful combination. It's the foundation upon which we're creating greater 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.

This is a field position supporting our LTSS (Long Term Services and Supports) members in the Houston, Texas area. You must live in this area where you will be working from home or in the field, coming into the Houston office as needed. Training will be held in the office for the first 3-4 weeks. We need associates in the Southern areas of Houston.

Working under the direction/supervision of an RN, with overall responsibility for the member's case, as required by applicable state law and contract, contributes to the LTSS care coordination process by performing activities within the scope of licensure including, for example,

Assisting the responsible RN with telephonic and face-to-face assessments for the identification, evaluation, coordination and management of member's needs, including physical health, behavioral health, social services and long term services and supports.

Assists responsible RN in identifying members for high risk complications. Obtains clinical data as directed by the responsible RN.

Assists the responsible RN in identifying members that would benefit from an alternative level of care or other waiver programs.

Provides all information collected to the responsible RN, who verifies and interprets the information, conducts additional assessments, as necessary, and develops, monitors, evaluates, and revises the member's care plan to meet the member's needs.

Participates in coordinating care for members with chronic illnesses, co-morbidities, and/or disabilities as directed by responsible RN, and in conjunction with the RN, member and the health care team, to ensure cost effective and efficient utilization of health benefits. Decision making skills will be based upon the current needs of the member and require an understanding of disease processes and terminology and the application of clinical guidelines but do not require nursing judgment.

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