In your field, learning never stops. And neither do you. You are continually pushing yourself to reach higher and go further. To do everything you can to ensure a positive outcome for our patients. Staying on top of your game and persevering in the face of challenge will be a big part of your success. And at every turn, you'll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join us in this role and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients, while doing your life's best work.(sm)What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. It's the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life's best work.(sm) This is a home-based position and it will require up to 75% travel in the community. Primary Responsibilities: Assessment of members to identify unmet needs, coordinate services, community resources and treatment needs Delivering a holistic approach to coordinated care based on the enrollee needs Identifying early risk factors and conducting ongoing assessments and documenting in an electronic file Creating, reviewing and revising Plan of Care plans and focusing on disease management Functioning as an advocate for members and decreasing unnecessary hospitalizations Collaborating with the member's PCP to deliver and coordinate necessary services Building relationships with members and their families; assisting them with proper health choices Ensuring cases are documented in a timely manner
Bachelor's level degree in Social Work with at least 1 year clinical or case management experience (i.e.: long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, or assisted living)
OR other related field with at least 1 year clinical or case management experience (i.e.: long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, or assisted living)
OR minimum of 2 year clinical or case management experience, with persons who are elderly or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and have been determined to have a Serious Mental Illness
Bilingual in English / Spanish
Licensed Social Worker
Medicare / Medicaid experience
A background working in geriatric special needs
A background in behavioral health
Experience with electronic charting
Ability to multitask
Basic level of proficiency in PC-based word processing and database documentation (Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook)
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, 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 positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
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.
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