Community Relations Specialist (Central, GA)
WellCare - Columbus, GA

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About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. For more information about WellCare, please visit the Company's website at www.wellcare.com.

Our History: Founded in 1985 with three associates, WellCare grew to more than 800 associates and 467,000 members in Florida, New York and Connecticut by 2002. In 2004, the company acquired Harmony to enter the Midwest and became publicly traded. By 2006, WellCare served 2.2 million members as it became a national prescription drug plan provider and the largest Medicaid plan in Georgia. WellCare expanded its services when it began offering Medicaid managed care plans in Ohio and Missouri in 2007, and Medicare managed care plans in Texas and New Jersey in 2008. Additional growth followed when the company was chosen to serve Hawaii's Medicaid program for the aged, blind or disabled in 2009, and in 2011 when it was selected to serve Kentucky's Medicaid program. Today, WellCare has more than 3,900 associates and approximately 2.4 million members nationwide.

EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.

Description

Implements programs to develop relationships with organizations to build community coalitions and promote health awareness and managed care. Develops and implements approved marketing strategies for events to interested candidates in the service area according to prescribed rules and regulations.

Essential Functions:
Markets Medicaid products to all interested eligible candidates through researching, organizing and developing marketing enrollment events.

Coordinates all event activities from registration and payment, to event setup-up and break-down.

Networks with local associations, organizations and clubs that will provide additional marketing opportunities for WellCare.

Promotes health awareness and managed care and assists WellCare with accomplishing its outreach, relationship and enrollment goal.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree or directly related or equivalent work experience

Experience:
1-2 years sales experience in HMO/Managed Healthcare or Insurance Industry

Special Skills:
Experience in presenting information to large groups in a formal or informal setting

Comprehensive knowledge of Medicaid regulations and programs

Bi-lingual in Spanish helpful

Primary Location

GA-Columbus

Travel

Yes, 75% of the time

Is a relocation package available?

No

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