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Medication Assisted Treatment Navigator

Company: Sacramento Native American Health Center
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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 Functions:

  • Contacts patients who are receiving inductions at UC Davis to initiate/facilitate the process of admission into SNAHC for MAT treatment.
  • 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 trainings.
  • Support with relapse prevention and relapse recovery strategies.
  • 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 databases.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience with Nextgen or other electronic health record system.
        • Bachelors Degree in psychology, social work, human services or another field.
        • Current registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ACSW.
        • 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 quality providers.
          • 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.
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Keywords: Sacramento Native American Health Center, Sacramento , Medication Assisted Treatment Navigator, Other , Sacramento, California

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