Patient Outreach Linkage Coordinator (Temp)
Company: BayMark Health Services
Posted on: March 12, 2020
Patient Linkage Coordinator Needed!
BAART services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment
integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support
and medical services.
BAART, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised
services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the
largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we
have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a
difference. At BAART, we believe in delivering a higher level of
care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed
to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in
a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.
Title: Patient Linkage Coordinator
Location: Visilia, CA
Essential Job Functions:
--- Round in ED and/or jail settings routinely during weekdays:
check-in with ED and jail personnel and inpatient providers to see
if there are pts eligible for MAT.
--- Available on-call for MAT linkage during regular hours if not
present in ED or jail
--- Describe program and principles of OUD MAT to ED and jail
--- Obtain consent for participation and complete MAT intake
--- Assess readiness using the ?Stages of Change Model?
--- Assess for co-occurring substance use or psychiatric disorders
and/or concurrent medical conditions
--- Confirm and/or assist to establish insurance status
--- If uninsured, connect patient with financial counseling
--- Identify resources for OUD MAT, assist with making follow up
--- Assess and address any barriers to attending follow up
appointments (transportation, contact phone # availability for appt
reminders, shelter needs, etc). Engage social services to assist
with any of these issues as needed.
--- Communicate with ED jail providers to inform them of MAT follow
up plan including scheduled appointments.
--- After discharge from ED or release from jail, on the day prior
to follow up appointment contact patients to remind them of their
follow up appt.
--- Ability to handle stressful situations and interact with others
using excellent communication techniques.
--- Must be present during working hours at the office for in
person meetings and access to a computer without violating company
--- Other duties, as assigned
Qualifications - Education - Certifications:
--- Understanding of SUD as a disease and the role of MAT in OUD
--- Nonjudgmental, energetic, positive approach to assisting
patients with SUD.
--- Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel and
MS Project. Experience working with construction software such as
Timberline or a similar application is essential.
--- Proven ability to meet deadlines and possess strong analytical
and organizational skills in managing multiple projects in
different consecutive stages.
--- Must be able to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment
in which attention to detail and audit-trail documentation must be
maintained in the face of multiple competing demands for your time.
Developing a positive rapport with clients, vendors, subcontractors
and employees and maintaining business partnerships is critically
--- Compliance with accepted professional standards and
--- Initiative to take charge of unforeseen situations, solve
problems and adjust to schedule changes
--- Satisfactory references from employers and/or professional
--- Satisfactory criminal background check
--- Satisfactory drug screen
--- Competitive salary
--- Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental,
vision and 401(K)
--- Generous paid time off and paid holidays
--- Excellent growth and development opportunities through our
counselor career path
--- Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals?
What to expect from us:
BAART a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is
committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable
outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the
physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to
help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an
improved quality of life.
BAART is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to
compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit
employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural
origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status,
sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or
veteran?s status or any other classification protected by
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