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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

02886

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Clinical Social Worker - Warwick, RI

UHG - Warwick, Rhode Island

Posted: 09/2/2018

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 integrated collaborative model working closely with medical team.  This position is working with primarily geriatric population covering our Medicare Advantage members throughout Rhode Island.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaboration between medical and psychiatric APC to manage long term members chronic medical & psychiatric needs
  • Facilitate/ Communicate with families about the progression of major neurocognitive disorders

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, license active and unrestricted
  • 2+ years of experience in a related mental health environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Case management experience

  • Experience in managed care

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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.

 

 

Keywords: Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Warwick, RI, Rhode Island

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