HireLevel powered by Extra Help is seeking Healthcare Program Specialists in Effingham, IL. Our client is a fortune 500 company who is a nation-wide leader in the healthcare services field and they pride themselves on their ability to provide a wide range of government-sponsored healthcare programs; including a variety of insurance solutions. The ideal candidate will conduct screening and risk assessment interventions per program guidelines and act as primary liaison for members and staff to assist with non-medical aspects of the member s care, including referrals to community resources. Must have a valid drivers license and be willing to travel.
Position: 6-month contract with possible extension
Pay: $25+/hour Based on Experience
Location: Effingham, IL
Similar Positions: Social Work, Nursing, Behavioral Science
Responsibilities of the Healthcare Program Specialist:
Identify special needs members through the completion of health screens and other resources
Work with community outreach/member advocates to coordinate member care
Educate providers and community resources on program components and available support services
Educate members with special needs to foster compliance with program and positively impact outcomes
Conduct site visits as appropriate for programs and provides support to other special programs
Develop and modify care plans in conjunction with member, member s family, and managing physician
Development of plan specific literature and education materials in conjunction with medical director and corporate oversight
Requirements of theHealthcare Program Specialist:
Bachelor s degree in Social Work, Nursing, Health, Behavioral Science or equivalent experience. Master s degree in Social Work preferred.
4+ years of community experience in directly managing and integrating the social/community needs of the members.
Experience in a managed care environment or working with people with disabilities and vulnerable populations who have chronic and complex conditions.
Valid driver s license. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) preferred.
Must meet background and drug screening requirements
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