You pushyourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it’s all about ensuring a positive outcome forpatients. In this role, you’ll work inthe field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the localcommunity. And at every turn, you’ll have the support of an elite and dynamicteam. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will useyour diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for ourpatients.
In thisHealth and Social Services Coordinator role, will be an essential element of anIntegrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the memberneeds and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring theyhave the right services to meet their needs.
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 tospend about 80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homesor in long-term care facilities. You’ll need to be flexible, adaptable and,above all, patient in all types of situations.
You’ll berewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that willchallenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in yourrole as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Licensed clinical or licensed certified social worker, OR Licensed RN in the State of NJ, OR graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in a health related or behavioral science field
1+ year paid professional experience working directly with the elderly or physically disabled in an institutional or community setting
Experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
The ability to travel in assigned region to visit members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
A background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
Experience with electronic charting
Experience with arranging community resources
Prior field based work experience
Careers at UnitedHealthcareCommunity & State. Challengebrings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll findsome of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve thehealth care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnessessuch as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Ourholistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic,physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care,community and government partners to heal health care and create positivechange for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthieratmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, genderidentity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristicprotected by law.
UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.
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