Bureau: Behavioral Health Services / Recovery Community Support Services
|Full-time County Contractual|
|Open to all qualified candidates.|
|Date Posted: 7/27/23 | Date Closing: Open until filled|
|Location: 711 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401|
|Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Salary: $21.53 per hour|
|Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee's own expense.|
Nature of Work:
Work in a non-clinical capacity to assist individuals with complex substance use disorder (SUD) needs in an array of areas in their lives (e.g., medical, mental health, family, employment, criminal justice, housing, finances), that disrupt or create barriers in reaching success in the recovery process.
Develop and implement a care plan for each participant. Facilitate Care Planning Team meetings. Coordinate and plan the care of multiple services/supports. Coordinate with and follow up for medical services specified in the care plan. Assist in coordination with significant others to help in the care planning process whenever possible.
Facilitate referrals to both SUD and mental health services. Provide assistance by referring individuals to community resources (i.e., social services, housing, economic assistance) according to the client’s needs. Provide life skills advocacy and support accessing treatment follow-up, disease management, and education services, including referral and linkages to long-term services and supports as needed.
Work to increase the level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency regarding person-centered services and use personal experience to coach and model effective coping skills and develop a relationship of rapport and trust.
Record complete, timely and legible medical records and maintain a caseload of 25 participants.
|Education: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health field from an accredited college or university.|
Associate degree with at least two years working in the behavioral health field will be accepted. Experience working with individuals with SUD.
|License or Certification: N/A|
Required to have a personal vehicle available for use with mileage reimbursement provided per Department of Health policies and possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in Maryland with a clear driving record.
Desired or Preferred Qualifications:
Familiar with Anne Arundel County resources. Experience working with individuals on medications for opioid use disorders. Must be able to maintain daily contact notes, submit monthly reports timely and accurately, coach and model effective coping skills, and develop a relationship of rapport and trust. Strong communication skills with other health professionals, coworkers and clients. Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel. Professional demeanor.
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to:
Fax to 410-222-4392 or email email@example.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer