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Substance Use Navigator - Full Time - Rotation

Company: Geisinger
Location: Olyphant
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Substance Use Navigator - Full Time - Rotation
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: Substance Use Navigation Team
Date Posted: 04/22/2024
Job ID: R-60544
Job SummaryThe Substance Use Navigator is a Certified Recovery Specialist and member of a multidisciplinary team working to address the disease of addiction within treatment programs. The Substance Use Navigator will use their lived experience to initiate a recovery-oriented conversation with persons admitted to the ED and promote a safe non-judgmental engagement to explore treatment options. Will collaborate with treatment providers to ensure a warm handoff to treatment services they need to obtain and sustain recovery.
Job Duties

  • Will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate, and motivator to individuals seeking recovery and provide peer recovery support to help to prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery.
  • Meets with patients and appropriately engages them to identify interests, strengths, goals, dreams, and aspirations while offering encouragement and empowerment through shared experience to enhance strengths and capabilities for members.
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains positive linkages with treatment providers, community agencies and social service organizations.
  • Build strong relationships with outpatient partners and be experts in the local treatment ecosystem.
  • Communicates all concerns to clinical team and manager as necessary, seeking support and guidance proactively.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team huddles to maximize the treatment plan.
  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation and tracking of all service provisions and treatment outcomes.
  • Maintains Certified Recovery Specialist certification.
  • Appointment scheduling and clerical duties as needed.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Recovery Specialist - Default Issuing Body
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Substance Use Navigator - Full Time - Rotation, Other , Olyphant, Pennsylvania

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