Social Worker Care Coordinator - Telecommute in Honolulu - 2000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidate

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You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it's all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, you'll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, you'll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.

In this Coordinator role, will be an essential element of an Integrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the member needs and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring they have the right services to meet their needs.

If you are located in or near Honolulu, HI, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess, plan and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, least restrictive level of care
  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs; including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient's needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team


Once appropriate to go back into the field, expect to spend about 75% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. You'll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

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 Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Social Worker license in the state of Hawaii
  • 4+ years of experience working within the community health setting OR in a health care role
  • Experience working directly or collaborating services for long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
  • Intermediate experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
  • Current access or ability to obtain internet access via a landline
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained


Preferred Qualifications:
  • CCM (Certified Case Manager)
  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
  • Background in mental health or experience working with serious mental illness
  • Case Management experience
  • Experience with or exposure to discharge planning
  • Experience with utilization review, concurrent review and/or risk management
  • Experience with electronic charting
  • Experience with arranging community resources
  • Prior field based work experience
  • Experience as a Public Health Nurse
  • Bilingual in Cantonese or Mandarin


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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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