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Care Coordinator, Social Worker - 8526 Del Webb at UnitedHealth Group

Care Coordinator, Social Worker - 8526 Del Webb

UnitedHealth Group Las Vegas, NV Full Time

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it's all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, you'll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, you'll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.

***This position is located at 8526 Del Webb***

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, plan and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care
  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs, including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient's needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team

Expect to spend about 80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. You'll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

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:

  • Masters degree in Social Work or another related field
  • 2+ years of experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
  • 1+ years of clinical or case management experience
  • Experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Access to reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
  • Experience with electronic charting
  • Experience with arranging community resources
  • Prior field-based work experience

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $58,800 to $104,600. 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

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:  care coordination, social worker, Las Vegas, Optum, United Health Group, NV, MSW, case management, behavioral health, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

 

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