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Social Worker - Telecommute in Las Vegas, NV

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)Social workers are responsible for providing social work services to patients and families. They function as a member of the departmental team which includes educating the patient, family and members of the healthcare team regarding benefits, community resources, referrals for counseling and other pertinent information. Social workers are also responsible for triaging referrals and collaborating on cases with other members of the healthcare delivery team. In addition, social workers must be able to assist the patient in a sensitive and supportive manner, while acting as an advocate on behalf of the patient.If you are located in Las Vegas, NV, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient and family psychosocial needs and develops plan of care in concert with patient, physicians, nurses, and other members of the departmental team
  • Links patients/family to appropriate community resources including but not limited to, information/referral to sources of financial assistance, transportation, support groups, and other community services
  • Documents patient/family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals, and interventions, evaluation results, observations, and progress in medical record
  • Serves as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families, insurance company, community agencies and others as needed to ensure continuity of care
  • Provides discharge planning based on meeting identified goals of the treatment plan anywhere
  • Ability to work in the field and out of one of the following clinics (Oakey, Tenaya or West Tropicana)You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Licensed Master's degree-level clinician in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling, or Licensed Ph.D., or Licensed Social Worker or RN with 2+ years of experience in behavioral health
    • Active and unrestricted license for state of residence
    • 2+ years of experience in a related mental health environment
    • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPointPreferred Qualifications:
      • Fluent Spanish Speaker
      • Case management experience
      • Experience in managed care
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure complianceUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $47,700 to $84,400 Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
        • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Social Worker, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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