Community Based Social Worker

Chicago, Illinois

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 787922

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1280 / Week

Posted Date: 5/29/2024

Chicago, Illinois

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1280 / Week

Job ID: 787922

Posted Date: 5/29/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Community Social Worker.  The Social Worker supports the provision of care coordination in a manner that recognizes the Enrollee and the medical home care teams as essential partners in the Enrollee’s care. These services are offered at the Enrollee’s home, physician office, and/or other health care facilities. If it is determined the Enrollees care is medically complex the CBSWCC collaborates with a nurse in the provision care coordination. Completes assessments of complex health care needs and/or the presence of social determinants that impact the provision of care.

Responsibilities:
  • Uses all available information sources to support care coordination activities-this may include portals, electronic medical records, claims data, plan information, utilization management information, and Milliman Care Guidelines (MCG).
  • Completes screenings, assessments and care plan in accordance with contractual requirements and Care Coordination policy and procedure.
  • Integrates information from claims review, notes, screenings, assessments and Medical Home teams in care plan.
  • Tracks patient progress regarding goal achievement on the care plan.
  • Updates documents based on Enrollee progress, changes in priorities, changes in health status or new information.
  • Supports care coordination referrals from multiple sources including Enrollee request, plan referrals, medical home referrals, grievances, data reports or changes in risk score.
  • Provides relevant education, counseling and support to assist member with the achievement of goals.
  • Collaborates with Nurse Care Coordinators on patients with multiple co-morbidities, frequent hospitalizations or inappropriate Emergency Department (ED) visits.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be Bilingual in Spanish
  • Licensed in the State of Illinois as a Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), License Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
  • Three (3) years of recent experience as a Social Worker
  • Prior care management work experience in a social service agency, physician group, hospital or Emergency Department setting
  • Valid Driver’s license and mandatory vehicle insurance or other means of transportation
  • Covid-19 Vaccine required
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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