GENERAL SUMMARY AND SCOPE
Under the direct supervision of the SBIRT Manager, the SBIRT Screening Coordinator is responsible for reviewing admissions and identifying potential patients to be screened. This individual must know how to administer such screening tools as the PHQ-2, PHQ-9, Audit and DAST. Responsible for complying with all licensure, documentation and continuous quality improvement program requirements. Functions as a member of the SBIRT team and attends appropriate team and staff meetings.
ESSENTIAL TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilizes a number of well-recognized screening tools as accepted in the SBIRT project.
Screening Coordinator reviews the daily census to identify patients for screening.
Track data including but not limited to number of persons identified for screening, number screened and outcomes. Assistance with other data collection and reporting related to the grant as needed.
Makes contact with patients for initial screening and records the results in the EMR.
Completes timely documentation consistent with relevant licensure standards.
Takes ownership for patient and referral source satisfaction by:
Accepting and returning phone calls in a timely manner,
Communicating information to other team members, patients and families,
Actively addressing/resolving concerns as they are reported, utilizing supervisory involvement as needed, and
Ensuring that knowledge and practice is consistent with current information on treating culturally diverse individuals.
Supports the recovery of patients served by:
Utilizing evidenced-based interventions/protocols with appropriate authorization within scope of practice,
Making collateral contacts with family members, other natural support systems, and referral sources to the extent possible,
Developing comprehensive safety plans that address identified risks, involve natural support systems, and provide linkage to after-care, and
Proactively seeks and utilizes supervision and tools for skill building in all of his/her areas of responsibility.
Regularly demonstrates the ability to serve mentally ill and chemically dependent patients of all ages and of all cultural backgrounds in the routine performance of duties.
OTHER TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Attends staff and individual supervisory sessions as scheduled.
Dresses professionally and maintains a professional demeanor with staff, clients and community.
Demonstrates service excellence and ACE.
Performs other professional duties, as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health field, as indicated in the Ohio Department of Mental Health rules for provider qualifications and the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services certification standards.
CPR, NVCI, and First Aid certification within 6 months of hire.
Computer skills sufficient to learn and utilize the electronic medical record are a mandatory requirement for all direct service staff and supervisory staff.
Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and be insurable under Firelands' auto policy. Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.
Ability to efficiently communicate in both written and verbal forms.
Sensitive to the cultural needs of the individual and/or family served.
Punctual attendance at assigned work location is required.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain an accident free work place, including ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency codes.
Ability to comply with OSHA regulations and CDC standard and transmission-based precaution recommendations to utilize proper personal protective equipment. Ability to comply with provisions of applicable S.D.S. forms.
Successful completion of a 180 day probationary period.
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