Community Health Worker

Job Order #: 15273987

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/2/2021

EXPIRES 10/31/2021

Job Description

A private, non-profit addiction treatment services agency, seeks a full-time, salaried Community Health Worker to join its Behavioral Health Community Partnership team. The Greater Lowell BH CP collaborates with Lowell Community Health Center (lead agency) and the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell.

M-F from 8a-4p or 8:30 - 4:30

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor?s degree in a health-related field or applicable experience in community-based behavioral health support programs as a CHW, peer specialist, or recovery coach.
Strong client engagement skills.
Experience with accessing local resources, navigating health, behavioral health, and/or substance abuse treatment systems, and knowledge of local Community-based Organizations for SUD treatment.
Excellent communication, documentation, time management, and organizational skills.
Valid driver?s license with a reliable and appropriately insured vehicle.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Care Coordinator, support outreach and engagement efforts to Enrollees to provide information about the BH CP program generally and for all associated EOHHS CH CP Contract requirements.
Schedule and conduct assessments, face-to-face whenever possible and clinically appropriate.
In collaboration with the Care Coordinator, identify cultural and linguistic needs and preferences and deliver person-centered care coordination based on those needs.
Provide community-based BH CP services to individuals with co-occurring SMI and SUD diagnosis in collaboration with the Care Coordinator.
Continuously identify and resolve barriers to meeting goals and complying with the Person-centered Treatment Plan (PCTP) and report such barriers identified in the field to Care Coordinators.
Support the Enrollee in goal achievement by scheduling follow-up contacts as needed and appropriate. Assess progress against the care plan goals and modify as needed.
Work with primary care providers to facilitate referrals to care, transportation, and other supports to ensure that Enrollees attend appointments when possible.
Assist members in navigating the network of community-based services and information.
Support safe transitions of care for members moving between care settings.
Assist with transportation to needed medical/behavioral health appointments.
Facilitate communication between Enrollee or designated representative and medical, behavioral, and social service providers.
Attend meetings as scheduled or as requested.
Participate in supervision.
Complete all documentation promptly.
Participate in training as required.


If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

How To Apply

Email resume to: timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

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Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

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Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave

Name

MassHire Lowell Career Center

Title

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Email

timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

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Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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