Care Advisor, Social Worker
Evolent is looking for a Care Advisor, Social Worker to be a key member of the Care Management team at Passport Health Plan. This individual will play a critical role in executing Evolent Health’s mission of partnering with the nation’s leading health systems in their strategic evolution to positively impact and improve the healthcare delivery system. As an Evolent employed member of a team including nurses, social workers, registered dietitians, physicians, pharmacists, and program coordinators, you will have the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of people living with complex and/ or chronic conditions.
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Evolent Health is seeking a Social Worker to be founding members of the Population Health team. Our goal is partnering with the nation’s leading health systems in their strategic evolution to positively impact and improve the healthcare delivery system. As a member of a team of nurses, social workers, registered dieticians, physicians, pharmacists, and program coordinators, you will have the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of people living with multiple chronic illnesses. You will connect with your patients in person, on the phone and through email, in the hospital, and in the physician’s office - essentially however and wherever the patient needs your assistance to improve their health, better understand their illness and coordinate their care.
What You’ll Be Doing:
Conduct comprehensive assessments that identify medical, behavioral, clinical, social and environmental concerns and needs of patients, and identify gaps in care and barriers to attaining improved health.
Based on this assessment, and in conjunction with the patient, the patient’s physician and other members of the population health team, create a care plan that will address the identified needs, remove the barriers and improve the health of the patient.
Coordinate care by serving as the contact point, advocate, and resource for the patient, their family and their physician, building effective relationships through trust, respect, and communication.
Continually assess the patient’s knowledge of his or her clinical and social conditions and provide education and self-management support based on the patient’s unique learning style.
Help to maintain a comprehensive inventory of local community and government resources for patients and their families and facilitate the patient’s access to these resources.
Work from Home or office; ability to work from home dependent on completing job role competencies and meeting job role expectations
Travel up to 25% within the state of Kentucky may be required
Work a flexible work schedule – may need to work evenings/occasional weekends to provide patient access and/or follow up.
Qualities We Are Looking For (Required):
Master Degree in social work or related field
Three years of experience in health or social service field preferably managed care setting
Experience work with Medicaid and Medicare populations preferred
Kentucky Certified Social Worker (CSW) or equivalent required; Kentucky Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or equivalent a plus (Must be able to legally fulfill responsibilities of this role based on state professional licensure Board requirements.)
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, ability to positively influence others with respect and compassion; fluency in a foreign language is a plus
Team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system.
Evolent Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer