RECOVERY COACH - GRANT FUNDED POSITION Job Number: 00126214
Job Posting: Oct 20, 2021, 11:17:46 PM Closing Date: Nov 4, 2021, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:30 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:30 P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Department: Behavioral Health
Working closely with the medical providers and care coordination team, the Recovery Coach provides individualized and evidence based substance use recovery services to patients identified in various Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) locations including Emergency Departments (ED), Ambulatory Community Health Network (ACHN) sites, Community Triage Center, or Cermak Health Services. This is a grant funded position . Cook County Health & Hospitals System has received approval to implement a State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis (Opioid STR). The grant is intended to support specialized screening, linkage case management, and recovery support services, including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for persons with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD). The COSSAP will expire on September 30, 2023,
with opportunity to be refunded for an additional year.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Reports to the Recovery Coach Coordinator
Completes screenings for substance use disorders for patients in the ED setting, ACHN sites or Cermak health services. Assesses for patient's readiness for treatment and appropriate level of care, including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).
Assists patients in identifying goals related to reduction or abstinence of substance use. Assess for potential barriers to meeting recovery goals, and assist patient with implementing plans to achieve recovery goals.
Provides education to patients on ways to reduce or abstain from high-risk substance use behavior.
Educates patients on Narcan (Naloxone) administration and overdose prevention. Facilitates patient's ability to access and obtain overdose prevention kits.
Relays information regarding results of screening, assessment, and plan of care to appropriate members of the health care team.
Connects patients to recovery oriented community resources, including 12-step programs, SMART recovery meetings, treatment facilities, sober living environments, etc.
Performs supportive tasks for patients, such as appointment scheduling, referrals to community based resources and directions on how to access; and follows up after all activities to determine success.
Supports efforts to locate patients. This may include calling medical homes, substance abuse treatment facilities, driving past last known address and meeting patients in the community.
Makes follow-up calls to patients following discharge from ED, inpatient, clinic visits, incarcerations, or treatment facilities.
Facilitate didactic and therapeutic groups and activities aimed at increasing recovery behaviors.
Utilize internal and external organizational resources to facilitate engagement and retention in recovery services.
Documents all activities in appropriate files and systems, which may include medical records, care management systems, etc in aligned with team's quality improvement efforts.
Retrieves documents from organization to support effective transitions.
Completes all education activities/training as requested.
Participates in Interdisciplinary Rounds as requested
Participates in regularly scheduled team meetings.
High School Diploma or GED required. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Two (2) years of experience working with individuals with substance use disorders, completing screenings, assessments, providing education, and completing case management activities, required.
One (1) year experience facilitating therapeutic or educational groups, required.
One (1) year experience working for a culturally diverse population, required.
Basic proficiency using Microsoft Office, Cerner, and/or Texture software, required.
Must possess a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC), Certified Reciprocal Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CRADC), Medication Assisted Addiction Treatment Professional (MAATP), or Mental Illness Substance Abuse (MISA) certification from Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA), required. (must provide proof at time of interview)
Must possess a valid driver's license and current vehicle insurance coverage, required. (Must provide proof at time of interview) .
P referred Qualifications
Associates degree or higher from an accredited college or university
One (1) year or more working with patients in Medication Assisted Treatment programs.
Prior experience in a health care setting.
Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Polish
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Other Characteristics
Knowledge of evidence-based practices for substance use treatment, with strong emphasis on harm-reduction, motivational interviewing, and stages of change.
Knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria and its correlation to determining appropriate level of care.
Knowledge of community based recovery resources in the Chicago area.
Ability to effectively use technology and utilize software for completing notes, tracking appointments, coordinating care activities.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Ability to work independently and as part of team.
Ability to effectively prioritize work.
Ability to meet deadlines
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER