Medication Assisted Treatment Navigator
Company: Sacramento Native American Health Center
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Job DescriptionThe Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Navigator
will be responsible for contacting and assisting patients,
receiving substance use disorder related treatment. This individual
ensures that patients receive appointments, resources, ongoing
clinical care, as well as linkage to appropriate care and resources
as needed. The MAT Navigator will also be responsible for ongoing
tracking of all Sacramento Native American Health Center MAT
recipients. This position, while reporting directly to the Clinical
Director/Manager of Behavioral Health, will also work closely with
our Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) and medical
providers administering MAT treatment.RequirementsEssential
- Contacts patients who are receiving inductions at UC Davis to
initiate/facilitate the process of admission into SNAHC for MAT
- General case management for clients with referral to
appropriate and needed resources.
- Coordination with various social services to assist MAT
patients in obtaining all available assistance from providers of
social services for the homeless or in-need.
- Works with care teams to manage any prior authorization
processes for patients requiring MAT Treatment.
- Responsible for linking patients with CADC, behavioral health
clinicians, external resources and appointments as needed.
- Facilitate or link clients to regular psych-educational
check-ins/groups that explore drug use, relapse prevention,
recognizing triggers, and building coping skills
- Manages the tracking of all Sacramento Native American Health
Center MAT patients.
- Maintains registry of patients referred for MAT treatment
- Assists with the care for patients receiving MAT treatment with
in-person and phone contact.
- Coordination of the involvement of the patient and significant
others in the treatment planning process whenever possible
- Engage clients in meaningful and frank discussions about
at-risk behaviors, including overdose and relapse risk.
- Help MAT clients identify triggers and supports to use to
prevent and overcome relapse.
- Assists with the development and administration of relevant
- Support with relapse prevention and relapse recovery
- Performs data management, analysis, reporting as it relates to
QAPI and Grant requirements. Completes and presents monthly data
reports required by the funding agency.
- Disseminates to all clinical staff policies and procedures for
MAT related services, processes, and linkages to care.
- Comply with all state and federal laws and regulations, as they
pertain to the position including HIPAA, sexual harassment, Scope
of Practice, OSHA, SCAR reporting, etc.
- Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:
- 2 years of experience with direct patient care and or working
in a MAT environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft office suite with ability to manage
- Experience with Nextgen or other electronic health record
- Bachelors Degree in psychology, social work, human services or
- Current registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as
- Bilingual Spanish/English.
- Familiarity with computerized Billing systems.
- Ability to work with American Indian practitioners and
knowledge of various tribal beliefs andPracticesBenefits
- Supportive and creative work environment.
- Medical coverage offered with two of the region's highest
- 403B plan with a 3% match after 90 days.
- 12 paid days off.Preference in hiring is given to qualified
Native Americans in accordance with SNAHC policy. Applicants
claiming Indian Preference are encouraged to submit verification of
Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable
documentation of Indian heritage.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within
the scope of Indian Preference, all candidates will receive equal
consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion,
sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition or physical
or mental disability, genetic characteristic, pregnancy, marital
status, veteran status, or other non-merit factors.Age
Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): Sacramento Native American
Health Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting
individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non- merit
factor in all employment decisions and considerations.Americans
with Disabilities Act(ADA):Sacramento Native American Health
Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers
disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and
considerations. Furthermore, SNAHC will make any practical,
feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified
applicants and employees with disabilities.Applicants and employees
may request an accommodation of a physical or mental disability at
any time in the application process or during employmentNote to
Applicants: Please be advised that you may be asked to get a
Department of Justice Fingerprinting clearance as a contingency for
an offer of employment. Criminal clearances are obtained to protect
the welfare and safety of clients receiving services at SNAHC.
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job
- Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
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