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Physician / Hospice / Nevada / Locum or Permanent / Hospice Social Worker - Las Vegas, NV Job

Company: OptumCare
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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. Primary Responsibilities: Assess patient and family psychosocial needs and develop plan of care in concert with patient, physicians, nurses and other members of departmental team Link 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 Document patient/family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals, and interventions, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record Serve as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families, insurance company, community agencies and others as needed to ensure continuity of care Provide discharge planning based on meeting identified goals of the treatment plan Other responsibilities as assigned

Keywords: OptumCare, Las Vegas , Physician / Hospice / Nevada / Locum or Permanent / Hospice Social Worker - Las Vegas, NV Job, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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