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Licensed Social Worker (Field Based) - Irvine, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Irvine, CA
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
1702291
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Licensed Social Worker (Field Based) - Irvine, CA(Job Number:693247)
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:

  •  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
  • MSW or LCSW lives in South Orange County

Job Social Work
Primary Location US-CA-Irvine
Other Location US-CA-San Clemente, US-CA-MISSION VIEJO
Organization Monarch
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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