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Social Worker

Ogden, UT 84401
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  • Job Code
    866396
  • Jobs Rated
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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.

 

The social worker will travel 75-90% of the time to the following counties: Davis, Weber, Cache, Box Elder and Morgan

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Assess patient and family psychosocial needs and develop plan of care in concert with members, nurses and other members of the medical management team
  • Link members and family to appropriate community resources including but not limited to information/referral to sources of financial assistance, transportation, support groups and other community services
  • Document members and family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals, interventions, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record
  • Serve as an advocate and liaison with physicians, families, community agencies and others as needed to ensure continuity of care
  • Provide discharge planning as part of a team approach while working closely with a registered nurse and pharmacy team
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

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: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-04-25

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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Overall Rating: 123/220
Median Salary: $47,980

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