Aetna Social Worker in San Antonio, Texas
Req ID: 64081BR
This is an in-office position in the San Antonio, TX office.
The Clinical Case manager is a licensed Clinical Social Worker position. This role partners with a registered nurse case manager to utilize a collaborative process of assessment, planning, and advocacy to meet a member s benefit plan and/or health needs. Responsibilities include researching available options and resources for members with financial, transportation, safety and housing needs. Population spans the entire lifecycle. All member contact is done telephonically or via electronic exchange. This position works to empower members to make positive lifestyle and medical choices and works as a team with other clinical staff to assist members with community resources for medical, financial and behavioral health. Requires an LSW or MSW with unrestricted active license.
Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:
Utilizes clinical judgment and critical thinking skills to help member s achieve maximum physical and behavioral health through assessment and care planning, direct provider coordination/collaboration to promote effective utilization of available resources resulting in optimal, cost effective outcomes. Utilizes motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement. Provides coaching, information and support to the member and the case manager assisting in order to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and lifestyle choices.
Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:
3+ years of direct clinical practice experience required
Post masters degree, e.g., hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic/facility preferred
Strong computer skills required
Case management and discharge planning experience preferred
Managed care/utilization review experience preferred.
Social work licensure required
Mental Health - Licensed Social Worker
Additional Job Information:
Knowledge of the regulations, standards, and policies which relate to social work practice.Knowledge of individual and group behavior and inter-relationships among social, economic psychological and physical factors.Extensive knowledge of community resources.Thorough knowledge of casework and group work principles, practices, and methodology.
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Job Function: Healthcare
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.