North Country Health Consortium
The following full-time position is available in the North Country Opioid Use Disorder Outreach Program. This program will implement a “warm handoff” model in Emergency Departments for patients presenting with an opioid use disorder, enhance care coordination practices by integrating community health workers/recovery coaches into treatment and referral protocols, and improve knowledge and understanding by law enforcement regarding the best practices for identifying, screening, and linking opioid abusers to treatment.
- Provide treatment care planning, education, counseling, and on-going communication for patients with OUD•support patients in successfully entering treatment• providing care referrals as appropriate • work in a team-based environment with NCHC staff and treatment programs to deliver status reports regarding interactions and outcomes with participants
- Master’s level LADC (MLADC) preferred, state licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (NH LADC) or equivalent reciprocal out-of-state license • Significant experience with: evidence-based SUD treatment modalities, Recovery-oriented Systems of Care, medication-assisted treatment, community recovery support programs, and the 12-core functions of counseling • Ability to set up and maintain efficient and effective systems and processes to manage details • Strong organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills •Willingness to travel within northern NH