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Clinical Social Worker LCSW or LMSW Middlesex County and Surrounding Areas

Edison, NJ 08817
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  • Job Code
    254858
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Clinical Services positions in Prospero Health are part of a community - based interdisciplinary care team of palliative care providers to support patients facing serious illness, including their families and care givers. What makes your clinical career greater with Prospero Health (a UnitedHealth Group affiliate)? 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.

 

The Palliative Care Field Social Worker is a member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide assessments of the psychosocial and economic needs of the patient, provide support for patient coping with advanced illness, facilitate conversations related to the patient goals of care and end of life issues, provide caregiver support, and connect patients / families with community resources. 

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Visit patients facing serious illness in their homes to conduct a psychosocial assessment of emotional, social, and environmental strengths and challenges related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and home environment
  • Help patients and families to articulate goals of care, utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and intervention, while maintaining the dignity of the patient
  • Manage a caseload of palliative care patients / families
  • Attending weekly interdisciplinary team meetings to collaborate with nurses, physicians and patient care coordinators regarding patient care
  • Supporting the patients, families and caregivers with economic, psychosocial needs, community resources
  • Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources; assessing and appropriately referring patients / families
  • Documenting patient visit notes and other documentation
  • Support the health of the palliative care team
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
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Posted: 2019-12-25 Expires: 2020-05-01

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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Clinical Social Worker LCSW or LMSW Middlesex County and Surrounding Areas

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