Community Health Navigator - (Must live in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb Counties)

Amerihealth in Southfield, MI

  • Industry: Caregiving/Babysitting - Senior Care
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Job Description: Job Brief Community Health Navigator - Wayne, Oakland or Macomb Counties Your career starts now. We're looking for the next generation of health care leaders. At AmeriHealth Caritas, we're passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we'd like to hear from you. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com. Blue Cross Complete of Michigan is contracted by the state of Michigan to provide medical services to eligible Medicaid and Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries in 32 counties. Blue Cross Complete of Michigan is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Our mission and values We help people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. We have a special concern for those who are poor. Our values: Advocacy, care of the poor, compassion, competence, dignity, diversity, hospitality and stewardship. Our history Blue Cross Complete of Michigan, LLC, has served Medicaid-eligible residents in Livingston, Washtenaw and Wayne counties since 2007. In January 2016, our service area expanded to include 29 additional counties. Responsibilities: As part of the community outreach function, the Community Health Navigator supports the development of and executes on the outreach strategy in a certain territory for the purposes of impacting health outcomes, health care costs, and member engagement. This position is responsible for establishing and cultivating relationships with community stakeholders and providers, implementing and managing community events and education programs, and engaging a group of select members in that territory. Based on the territory / market assigned, the Community Health Navigator may be asked to focus in one or all of the below functional areas. *Routine home visitations are an essential expectation of the Community Health Navigator role. Education/Experience: * Associate's Degree in Healthcare or Human Services. Bachelor's Degree preferred. * Required must live in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb Counties. * Minimum of two (2) years of health care in an office/clinic/hospital setting or human services experience. * Comprehensive knowledge of Managed Care, Medicaid requirements and plan, policies and procedures. * Traveling to and accessing members' homes and community. * Previous experience in presenting health education materials to individuals and small groups. * Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and disease processes. * Ability to effectively communicate preventive health and health management philosophies to member's and agencies. * Lifting premium giveaways and educational materials. * 50% of time will be spent traveling. * Preferred community based care experience. * Valid Michigan Drivers License and and ability to travel within the served region required. Back Share * * * * * Apply Now
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