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Location: Sacramento, CA
Job Family: Medical
Req #: PS37902-Sacramento-Sacramento
Date Posted: Aug 13, 2020
DescriptionSHIFT: Day Job
At Amerigroup, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies focused on serving Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured individuals, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.
Wellness & Recovery Specialist - Peer Support Specialist
Work Locations – Positions available in: California: Sacramento, San Francisco and Fresno. Indiana: Valparaiso and Indianapolis. Tennessee: Nashville. New Jersey: Newark. New York: Brooklyn. You must reside in the area or within a reasonable commuting distance.
Multiple positions available with up to 75% of local travel.
Note: Temporarily not doing field work. Telephonic outreach only due to the pandemic.
The Peer Support Specialist is an active member of the corporate Peer Support and Recovery program and provides peer support services to clients with serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders through telephonic and field based operations. The Peer Specialist will function as a role model to members; demonstrating expertise in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serves as a consumer advocate, provides consumer information and peer support for members. The peer specialist performs a range of tasks to engage, motivate and inspire members to participate in their own recovery, regain independence within the community and promote optimal wellness.
**This position is both telephonic and field based with up to 75% local travel within business hours with flexibility to meet business needs.**
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
• 2 year experience working as a Peer Support Specialist, after
• Knowledge of care-coordination and case management concepts
• Telephonic and field based customer service
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
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