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. *** This is an office-based position located at 2100 River Edge Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328*** Primary Responsibilities:Assures that patients and families are knowledgeable of available community resources and how to access themServes as a resource to clinical staff in dealing with complex psychosocial issues and accessing community resourcesWhen appropriate, provides direct Care Coordination services to patients with complex social / emotional needsDocuments patient / family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals, and interventions, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record
Required Qualifications:A current, unrestricted Georgia mental health license OR an RN with behavioral health experience Must be a Master's degree-level clinician if licensed in mental health 2+ years of social work experience Preferred Qualifications:Case management experience Knowledge of community programs / services Call center / telephonic experience Experience in discharge planning Experience working in managed care Experience in Inpatient facility Computer proficiency - Internet, Word, Email Strong Collaboration skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environmentCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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. Job Keywords: LPC, LCSW, RN, Social Worker, Case Management, Atlanta, Georgia, GA
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.