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Per Diem Social Worker (SSM Health) - Richmond Heights, MO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Belleville
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000 Sign On Bonus For External CandidatesOptum 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. This position is per diem, Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work minimum of four 8-hour shifts per month during our normal business hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm. Our office is located at 6420 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63117.We offer 2 weeks of training. The hours during training will be based off their schedule.Primary Responsibilities:* Provides social work assistance to patients and families as related to social determinants of health.* Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.* May consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team in liaison with community resources to support the patient's treatment.* Assists patients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.* Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the patient with his/her needs.* Active participant with other members of the team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.* Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.* Performs other 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.Required Qualifications:* Master's Degree (or higher) in Social Work* 1+ years of experience working in a hospital setting* Ability to work minimum of four 8-hour shifts per month during our normal business hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - FridayPhysical and Work Environment:* Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.* Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).* Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.* Frequent keyboard use/data entry.* Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.* Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.* Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.* Occasional driving.* Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.(All care givers that are in patient rooms may have to touch a patient depending on what is needed. For the most part CMs and SWs just do interviews with patients)**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.#RPO #RED

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