Position Summary: The Medical Stabilization Care Coordinator is responsible for providing prompt telephone screening of potential referrals to ARMC Medical Stabilization Program and assist in the coordination of care. Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides prompt and accurate triage of incoming calls and initiates screening documentation
Provides competent risk assessment as appropriate
Provides screening for substance use or other behavioral health related problems
Provides competent crisis intervention as appropriate
Completes appropriate documentation in a timely and accurate manner according to ARMC/ABH standards
Referrals are made to appropriate services with appropriately credentialed providers.
Demonstrates knowledge of ARMC/ABH and community resources
Accurately report information to team member and participates with team members, clients, and families in completing documentation within established time frames
As appropriate to scope of practice, assists in the data collection for each assigned client, including the following: The relationship of each clients physical status to dependence. The nature of the comparison to use alcohol and/or other drugs. The intensity of the clients mental preoccupation with using alcohol and/or drugs.
As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates a knowledge of the natural history of dependence
As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates an understanding of the biopsychosocial influences and effects of dependencies
Proficient in the knowledge and skills described in the core competency curriculum for each assigned age/disability group
Maintains service orientation to internal and external customers
Attends 80% of all scheduled staff meetings
Assures timely completion and filing of screening documentation and forwarding of documentation to appropriate sources
Provides Screenings and brief interventions for identified trauma patients at ARMC using provided substance abuse assessment
Assists clients in scheduling external appointments as appropriate based on need Minimal Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health related field Training: Psychiatric assessment using DSM-IV, Crisis Intervention and training/experience in substance abuse evaluation or NJ CADC. Valid NJ drivers license for use of company vehicle Preferred Qualification: Training/Experience: Training/ Experience in Substance Use Evaluation. Strong knowledge of Community Resources, ARMC/ABH System. Practical Experience in Crisis Intervention, Psychiatric Assessment, Insurance Verification. Excellent Organizational Skills Equipment Use: Computer, facsimile, shredder, copier The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
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