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Hub Care Navigator in Riverside, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Riverside, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/26/2019

Job Description

Overview

The Acadia Healthcare Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) division, is looking for an experienced Hub Care Navigator . This is a full-time position operating within a California Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder Grant. 

About Acadia Healthcare:

(Nasdaq: ACHC) Acadia Healthcare is a provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health and addiction treatment services. Acadia operates a network of 270+ behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 10,000+ beds in 40+ US states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

Responsibilities
  • The Care Navigator is responsible for coordinating/scheduling and assisting patients with services and ensuring follow-up is completed and providing brief supportive check-ins
  • Maintains frequent face-to-face contact and acts as a liaison for patients with the referral network
  • Meets with prospective patients at Community Based Organizations to assist with warm-handoffs to Spoke organizations as well as with other community based organizations where referrals are made.
  • Performs community outreach and education
  • Directs patients in a clear, concise, and informative manner
  • Contributes to the Comprehensive Treatment Plan through participation in treatment planning process
  • Demonstrates good moral character and even temperament necessary to gain and maintain credibility and trust of persons being served, peers, and management staff

Job Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent experience.
  • Peer experience preferred with high level of understanding of patient backgrounds, lifestyles, history.
  • Scheduling/Care Coordination experience.
  • Experience with substance abuse and/or medical care.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames.  Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes.
  • Capable of working within established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the organization.

Hours

Normal hours vary between 5:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. However, schedules may vary in accordance with business necessity. Typical office working conditions

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