• Social Worker for San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Job Locations US-San Juan
    Job ID
    2018-1630
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    AxisPoint Health is a leading health care management company focused on proactively managing health, reducing barriers, and improving outcomes. We have an immediate need for a Social Worker in our San Juan, Puert Rico call center.  

     

    AxisPoint Health's mission is to improve the health, coordinate the care, and lower the healthcare costs for our clients and their members.  To fulfill our mission, our approach is to provide the technology, tools and caring, and professionally trained staff to measurably improve health outcomes.

     

    AxisPoint Health offers top compensation, great benefits and a collaborative, welcoming work place!  

     

    "Driven by Innovation, Powered by People."

    Responsibilities & Qualifications

    Purpose of this position:  To provide intensive social work support in identified cases of members who meet enrollment criteria, focusing on members who are high and/or moderate risk.  This includes a variety of support to members with serious or severe physical illnesses, developmental disabilities, experiencing EOL issues, caregiver burnout or complex psych/social barriers that interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from qualifying programs.  

     

    Position Description

    • Reviews identified and/or referred High Cost/High Risk (HCHR) cases to formulate individualized plans of care
    • Builds relationships with members through individual or group conferences to assist members and families in understanding and implementing care plans to improve or restore members to maximum medical, social and mental health
    • Provides expertise in coordination and assistance with processing applications to members who qualify for alternative benefit options
    • Provides ongoing coordination of community and governmental agency access to services to mitigate members' barriers to optimal health and well-being
    • Assists in improving self-care and self-advocacy
    • Works collaboratively to develop and carry out a comprehensive care plan to provide maximum benefit for each member.
    • Is a resource to other team members
    • Identifies, develops and maintains relationships with community, health and welfare agencies and state groups that are involved in the care of vulnerable populations and who may be resources to the program population

     

    Position Qualifications

    • Three plus years of experience in clinical social work
    • Current unrestricted license within the work state
    • Certified Social Worker in Health Care (C-SWHC) preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of social work practice and the application to case management including complex case management and behavioral health
    • Understanding of family and group dynamics; familiarity with change behavior techniques
    • Knowledge of government and private organizations, resources in the community, laws, regulations and policies that govern clinical social work
    • Skill in establishing rapport with members, families, and local resources (medical, social, civic, legal, religious organizations)
    • Ability to communicate and execute work effectively
    • Preferably a member of the local community

    Education and Professional Certifications/Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work
    • Current PPD.
    • Current valid driver’s license and required level of automobile liability insurance coverage.

    Salary is in the low to mid $20,000.00 range with great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    AxisPoint Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AxisPoint Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. AxisPoint Health expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AxisPoint Health’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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