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Outreach & SSP Coordinator-Grant

Company: Berkshire Health Systems, Inc.
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating wrap around services for pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).# In conjunction with partner agencies, the goal is to optimize the health of this diverse population of women, and their ability to provide care for their Substance Exposed Newborns (SEN).# Additionally, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for implementation and management of the comprehensive program of care, referrals and education.# The Outreach Coordinator works closely with BMC OB providers, Family Birthplace staff and leadership, pediatric providers and staff, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) providers and programs, and partner agencies across the continuum, to deliver these services.# This position requires participation in OB, pediatric and community partner telehealth or in-person visits to continually strengthen the relationship with the family. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.) Experience: Two years of experience in a clinical setting. Prior experience working with individuals to assess their needs and assist in goal setting is preferred. Lived experience is preferred but not required. Education and Training: High School diploma is required, and an Associates or Community Health Worker designation is preferred. Must complete all mandatory trainings that are required by the Program. License, Certification # Registration: Other Requirements: Working knowledge of substance use disorder, relapse or Opioid Overdose Prevention is preferred. Proven ability to effectively collaborate with individuals/agencies, optimize outreach activities, and participate in program planning # implementation. Ability to assist the Program Directors with tracking, trending # analyzing data to create the action plans for performance improvement of all prevention # screening services. Excellent interpersonal skills with a variety of people including patients, families, staff, physicians, and agencies required. Work with families to identify SMART goals, determine needs, develop action plans, and track progress towards risk reduction and an improved quality of life. Proven ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative.

* DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION
* The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating wrap around services for pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). In conjunction with partner agencies, the goal is to optimize the health of this diverse population of women, and their ability to provide care for their Substance Exposed Newborns (SEN). Additionally, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for implementation and management of the comprehensive program of care, referrals and education. The Outreach Coordinator works closely with BMC OB providers, Family Birthplace staff and leadership, pediatric providers and staff, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) providers and programs, and partner agencies across the continuum, to deliver these services. This position requires participation in OB, pediatric and community partner telehealth or in-person visits to continually strengthen the relationship with the family.




* POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
* Experience:
* Two years of experience in a clinical setting. Prior experience working with individuals to assess their needs and assist in goal setting is preferred.


* Lived experience is preferred but not required.




* Education and Training:
* High School diploma is required, and an Associates or Community Health Worker designation is preferred. Must complete all mandatory trainings that are required by the Program.




* License, Certification & Registration:


* Other Requirements:
* Working knowledge of substance use disorder, relapse or Opioid Overdose Prevention is preferred.


* Proven ability to effectively collaborate with individuals/agencies, optimize outreach activities, and participate in program planning & implementation.


* Ability to assist the Program Directors with tracking, trending & analyzing data to create the action plans for performance improvement of all prevention & screening services.


* Excellent interpersonal skills with a variety of people including patients, families, staff, physicians, and agencies required.


* Work with families to identify SMART goals, determine needs, develop action plans, and track progress towards risk reduction and an improved quality of life.


* Proven ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative.

Keywords: Berkshire Health Systems, Inc., Pittsfield , Outreach & SSP Coordinator-Grant, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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