Social Worker (SSM) - Oklahoma City, OK
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Posted on: September 20, 2023
$5,000 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates
Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by
technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The
work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by
connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and
resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a
culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers,
comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come
make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance
health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring.
Connecting. Growing together. -
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 position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday.
Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our
8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 8am -
4:30pm CST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work
occasional overtime. Our office is located at 1000 North Lee Ave,
Oklahoma City, OK 73102..
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
Documents patient/family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals,
and interventions, evaluation results, observations and progress in
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.
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.Required
Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Social Work
BSW, MSW or LMSW Certification or LCSW License
Previous experience with Electronic Medical Records
Ability to work full-time Monday - Friday. Employees are required
to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules
during our normal business hours of 8am - 4:30pm CST. It may be
necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.
2+ years of experience in a related hospital social work/case
Previous EPIC experience
Current licensure by Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social
**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external
candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth
Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part
time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to
receive a sign on bonus.
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier
lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We
believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location
and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life.
Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good
health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color,
historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We
are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and
enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health
disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority
reflected in our mission.
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.
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