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 Social Work Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish) - La Palma, CA - La Palma, California, United States

Job information
Posted by: OptumCare 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Social Work/Public Health
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 719554004 / Latpro-3598116 
Date posted: Feb-18-2018
State, Zip: California, 90623


The Social Work Coordinator is responsible for assisting and coordinating the work of Social Workers in the facilitation and coordination of community resources, in-home support services and other community-based services for AppleCare Medical Group managed-care members.

Primary Responsibilities:

Social Work Coordinator to perform daily palliative and hospice statistics, handle all incoming palliative, hospice, and social work referrals

Responsible for outbound calls to vendors and patients

Responsible for reporting measures for palliative care program on monthly basis

Organize, prioritize, and maintain statistical log for executive reports of palliative care

Supports the social work director and team on all follow up needs including authorizations and meeting minutes

Processing orders for palliative members

Handles any social services issues

Working with other teams to navigate and maneuver patient care coming into the program

Take calls and screen to route them to the right area

Review and follow-up on 50 - 100 emails daily

Will use Excel to develop & build reports for clinical meetings

Schedule meetings in Outlook

Required Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in coordinating administrative work

1 or more years of experience within Healthcare

Intermediate proficiency with Excel

Intermediate proficiency with Outlook Emails & Calendars

Bilingual in Spanish

Preferred Qualifications:

High school education or equivalent experience

EMR system experience

Knowledge of CMS and Medi-Cal benefits and services

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Detailed orientated

Open to learning


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)

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: Palliative, Hospice, coordinator, healthcare, admin assistant, CMS, Medical, bilingual, Spanish, La Palma, CA, California


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