Anthem, Inc. Wellness & Recovery Specialist Remote in Metairie, Louisiana
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Beacon Health Options, 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.
For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.
The Wellness & Recovery Specialist is responsible for care coordination and/or care management activities focused on the Wellness and Recovery of Amerigroup members.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Identifies opportunities for engagement of members and their families in forming a supportive, recovery network.
Develops and implements provision of onsite psychiatric discharge planning education at Recovery and Resiliency sites.
Collaborates with Stabilization Teams as a member advocate in discharge planning education, resolution of barriers, and service transitions.
Acts as a resource for staff on decision making and problem solving.
Initiates and maintains contact with assigned individuals and providers to determine members response to services.
Associates degree (AA/AS) and minimum of 2 years of experience in health services or behavioral health field or in a peer support services role; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Peer Specialist Certification required within one (1) year of hire. If the certification is not earned in the allotted time, the employee is subject to termination.
Knowledge of care-coordination and case management concepts strongly preferred.
BA/BS or MBA 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, 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. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.