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Social Worker

San Antonio, TX 78205
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    863847
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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

 

The WellMed2U Social Worker provides psycho-social support to WellMed2U home based patients.  Working with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), the Social Worker assists in facilitating patient-family meetings, providing behavioral counseling and assists with the IDT in clarification of the goals of care and the plan of care.  The Social Worker assists in ensuring patient care services are coordinated, using all available company and area resources.  The Social Worker coordinates with the SNP Team, appropriate hospital support departments, Case Management RNs, and Complex Care Nurses to ensure smooth transition into WellMed2U and seamless care throughout the continuum. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete a social work assessment for patients and their family/caregiver to identify social strengths, needs, and goals as it relates to their care
  • Assess the patient/family psychosocial status in regard to understanding and acceptance of disease process
  • Assess the need for available resources, such as financial needs, medication and nutritional needs, adaptive equipment, home modification and transportation
  • Attend weekly team meetings to review patient plan of care
  • Assist in patient education where needed
  • Participate in on-going Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Daily availability for the provider and IDT
  • Participate in on-going Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Assist patient with elucidation of Advanced Care Plans
  • Recognize and assess for cultural diversity including communication, role of family members and special traditions when contributing to the patient's plan of care
  • Performs all other related duties 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: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-13

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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