Community Health Worker/Recovery Coach (CHW/RC)

North Country Health Consortium
Job Description

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.

Job duties:

  • CHW/RC are the liaison between the LADC, and other treatment providers and the patient • provide continuous communication and monitoring, education, social support and service coordination for patients•work in a team-based environment with NCHC staff•provide status reports for patients•collect and report program and patient data to care teams

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have resided within the local community for 2+ years with knowledge of local culture and values, and familiarity with the resources available within the community• Willingness to travel within northern NH•Valid driver’s license within the state, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance•Willingness to complete CHW or RC training (provided by NCHC)•Bachelor’s Degree or High School Diploma/GED and comparable experience
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