UnitedHealth Group Social Worker - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

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.

  • This is an office based position in Las Vegas, NV. 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 Required Qualifications: Licensed Bachelor's degree-level clinician in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage or Family Counseling (LSW or LCSW) Licenses must be active and unrestricted 2+ years of experience in Social Work experience after licensure Basic Microsoft Word skills Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree Case Management experience Working knowledge of Medicaid Experience in managed care Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual.

We all want to make a difference with the work we do.

Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine.

Here, you get that opportunity every day.

As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives.

You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care.

And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go.

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This is 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: LSW, LCSW, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, Social Work, Counseling, Medicaid, Managed care e857c5c4-9bfa-46a0-8771-dfadbe04fd6c

Social Worker - Las Vegas, NV Nevada-Las Vegas 758135