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Recovery Support Care Navigator - FT

Company: Bluegrass Care Navigators
Location: Covington
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Recovery Support Care Navigator- FTKY HEALing Communities StudyBluegrass Transitional Care - Covington, KY Territory includes clinics in Covington and Crestview Hills as well as other visits in Kenton County, expanding into Campbell CountyRecognized for the past two years as a Best Places to Work in Kentucky and voted Top Healthcare Workplace on Kentucky's Best Places to work in 2021- join our team in providing expert, connected care!Join our team to be a part of the National Institute of Health s historic HEALing Communities Study, awarded to the University of Kentucky, to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 40% in the next 3 years.Our recovery support program, HEALing Transitions, is a new line of service through Bluegrass Transitional Care to support individuals with Opioid Use Disorder, in partnership with the UK HEALing Communities Study.We need experts who are committed to helping individuals overcome barriers and get connected, or stay connected, to treatment. Our team is focused on reducing stigma associated with medication treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and seeing clients enter remission and remain in recovery.QUALIFICATIONS:Is a graduate of a Master's or Bachelor s program in Psychology, Social Work, or related Social Science degree; Educational institution should have accredited programs by the discipline.A minimum of two years social service experience in a health care setting or social service agency, experience with addiction, home care, and behavioral health. Transitions/navigation experience preferred.Understands evidenced-based transition/navigation services to prevent 30-day avoidable hospital readmissions, emergency room usage and improve patient outcomes.Knowledge and basic understanding of the psychosocial and legal operatives in behavioral health patients and their families.Knowledge and basic understanding of the interpersonal dynamics operative within the working relationships of an interdisciplinary healthcare team and research team.Understands all Bluegrass Care Navigators lines of service, including hospice, transitions, palliative care, Medicare Choices Model, adult day health, private duty, and personal care services.Must have excellent collaboration skills in working with UK HEAL leadership and team.Current Kentucky driver's license and unlimited access to a reliable automobile.Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in confidential matters.Must be able to make home visits to patients/families in a variety of settings; mobile homes, apartments, homes, jails, rehabilitation, and condominiums that may not have elevators.Must be able to drive for extended periods of time with no ill effects.Must be flexible, good written and oral communication skills. Must have the ability to give and receive constructive feedback.Must have strong organizational and planning skills.Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health.Has presented a pre-employment physician's health clearance including a negative TB skin test and/or CXR and other tests as required by organization policy.SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:An employee in this position provides direct casework, counseling, and navigation services to clients/support system in the UK HEALing Communities and Transitions' programs. The employee will conduct assessments; define treatment goals and develop plan. The employee serves as part of the transition and navigation team and works collaboratively with the UK team.IND789

Keywords: Bluegrass Care Navigators, Covington , Recovery Support Care Navigator - FT, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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