It's a great time to put the strenght of Coventry Health Care behind your career!HealthCare USA, a division of Coventry Health Care is seeing a Social Worker to join our team. HealthCare USA is a Medicaid HMO located in downtown St. Louis. Coventy Health Care is a national managed health care company providing a full range of risk and fee-based managed care products and services.Coventry's Medicaid Division is committed to guiding our members in achieving better health outcomes, to serving all of our stakeholders with the highest levels of service, and to supporting our state customers in meeting their goals.The Social Worker functions as a coordinator of care for members identified as having long-term rehabilitation and/or psychosocial needs as a result of birth defects, chronic conditions, illness or injury for members to prevent exacerbations, re-admissions or need for placement into custodial care. Responsible for implementing and coordinating all case management, psychosocial, and quality of life activities relating to cases across the continuum of care including consultant referrals, home care visits, use of community resources and alternative levels of care.
The successful incumbent will hold a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Master's degree preferred. LSW required. Minimum (2 years) experience in medical social work or case management. Thorough knowledge of casework and group work principles, practices, and methodology. Extensive knowledge of community resources. Considerable knowledge of individual and group behavior and inter-relationships among social, economic, psychological, and physical factors. Considerable knowledge of the regulations, standards, and policies which relate to social work practice.
Coventry Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to building a talented and diverse team.
Primary Location: St. Louis, MO, US
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Organization: 26200 - HealthCare USA - Missouri
Job Posting: 2013-08-29 00:00:00.0
Job ID: 1312861
In May of 2013, Coventry became a part of Aetna. We are excited to join together with common values and a common mission: empowering people...