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Care Worker

Company: Magellan Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Facilitates department workflow by supporting clinical team with various care coordination workflows. Locates community services and other referral locations for enrollees, arranges access to care, supports communication with hospitals, and providers.

  • Provides non-clinical support to workflows involving utilization management, case management, disease management, and health promotion.
  • Troubleshoots when an appropriate provider, type of service, or appropriate level of care cannot be readily found. 
  • Has current knowledge or researches availability of community resources and services and link members to appropriate services. May assist in transitions in care for hospitalized patients and makes appropriate placements, if needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for self-development and career progression.
  • Proactively seeks and participates in ongoing training (formal and informal) in all aspects of the Care Worker role.
  • Assists in the mentoring and training of new Care Workers. 
  • Remains responsible for updating self on ever changing information to ensure accuracy when dealing with members and providers.
  • Coordinates and manages distribution of correspondence and materials to enrollees and providers. 
  • Participates in operational activities, including data collection, tracking, and analysis.

Other Job Requirements


Preferred Qualifications:Education: BA: Psychology, Social Services, or Health Administration., Understanding of plan benefit structures, psychiatric/medical terminology, and local communication resources.
For roles supporting the Chronic Pain Management SBU, understanding of Chronic Pain Management guidelines and workflows is also required.

Previous experience in a managed care environment, integrated medical and behavioral health care and/or training in chronic pain management preferred.

General Job Information


Care Worker



Work Experience - Required

Work Experience - Preferred


Education - Required

Education - Preferred


License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

Keywords: Magellan Health, Baton Rouge , Care Worker, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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