Chicago, Illinois

Job Description
As a Clinical Case Manager you will facilitate appropriate healthcare outcomes for our members by providing care coordination, support and education for members through the use of care management tools and resources.

Travel: 50-75% required in Central Cook County and surrounding areas.

Evaluation of Members:
-Through the use of care management tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive evaluation of referred member's needs/eligibility and recommends an approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member's benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services.

- Identifies high risk factors and service needs that may impact member outcomes and care planning components with appropriate referral to clinical case management or crisis intervention as appropriate.

- Coordinates and implements assigned care plan activities and monitors care plan progress.

Enhancement of medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care:
-Using holistic approach consults with case managers, supervisors, Medical Directors and/or health programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary review in order to achieve optimal outcomes.

-Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels.

-utilizes negotiation skills to secure appropriate options and services necessary to meet the member's benefits and/or healthcare needs

-Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health.

-Provides coaching, information, and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices.

-Helps member actively and knowledgeably participate with their provider in healthcare decision making.

- Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care:
-Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures

Required Qualifications
- 2 years experience in behavioral health, social services or appropriate related field equivalent to program focus required
- Active and Unrestricted state licensure required (LCSW / LCPC/ LMFT)
- Must be comfortable completing field based travel to meet with members. 50-75% Travel required within Central Cook County

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Case management and discharge planning experience preferred.
Managed Care experience preferred.
Microsoft Office experience preferre

Education
Master's degree prepared in human-services related field

Business Overview
At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.


We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Chicago, Illinois

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