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CVS Health Social Worker - Kidney Care - Chicago in WORK FROM HOME, Illinois

Job Description

The Medical Social Worker (MSW) is a key member of the Care Management team in the Value-Based Care Operations Team. The Licensed Social Worker is responsible for supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of kidney patients. The MSW will conduct psychosocial assessments, educate patients, and conduct care planning to assist them in coping with issues (including emotional support, work, financial support, transportation and travel) associated with chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease, dialysis treatments, and transplantation. The MSW will also provide psychosocial support to patients and their families to help them manage acute, chronic and terminal illnesses, including patient counseling and education, and referrals to other specialists and services. The social worker will work with the care management team to slow the progression of CKD, and also address barriers to optimal transitions, including home dialysis and transplantation. This is a market-based position, the MSW will work with patients and the care team through in-person, virtual, telephonic and electronic means of communications, care coordination and management. As a member of the care management team, the Licensed Social Worker will work with field-based clinical staff and physicians, non-clinical staff, and collaborate closely with transplant medical centers.

Required Qualifications

1.) Current license as a Social Worker in Illinois LSW or LCSW2.) Resides in Illinois 3.) Minimum of three years previous experience in patient education4.) Minimum of 5 years Renal social work experience5.) Most be able to to communicate effectively with individuals from broad social/economic backgrounds

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications

8 - 10 years renal social work experience


Masters in Social WorkLSW (Illinois)

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

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