Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Case Manager
Position Summary: The MAT Case Manager is responsible for coordinating recovery and treatment services for participants with opioid use disorder (OUD) in community-based settings. The MAT Case Manager will work closely with PTHPA opioid treatment clinic, integrated care clinic and other staff to providing flexible, compassionate, community-based services that are designed to promote the stability, recovery and community reintegration of formerly homeless individuals who have a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. This position will spend the majority of their time supporting Participants in the community with services that may include, but are not limited to, referral and linkage services, supporting individuals in making positive changes in line with their personal goals, and increasing adherence to available supports, such as Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and/or other available supports. The MAT Case Manager is a self-starter will bring expertise in the area of harm reduction and substance use disorder (SUD) outreach and engagement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide case management and education to participants with substance abuse disorders who are interested in recovery and medication assisted treatment.
- Perform comprehensive and ongoing substance abuse assessments for all participants.
- Perform study intakes for participants enrolled in Shared Medical Appointments.
- Coordinate reporting across agencies and submit monthly Center of Excellence reports.
- Collaborate with participants and non-fidelity ACT team members in the formulation of a comprehensive service plan that is reviewed and modified with that person on a regular basis.
- Collaborate with other medical clinic team members and non-fidelity ACT team members to provide continuity of care, i.e. coordination of urine/bloodwork analysis, required paperwork, and other required treatment services.
- Process and track Prior Authorizations for necessary medications.
- Provide individually tailored consumer-driven services to each client. Maintain written and computerized records, compile reports and complete other program documentation (including case notes, medical records, letters, evaluations, etc.).
- Coordinate and monitor workflow for medication assisted treatment.
- Provide crisis intervention services in collaboration with medical, nursing and team members as necessary.
- Other duties as assigned.
Essential Education, Experience and Skills:
- Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations.
- Career experience in social services, supported housing, or with persons with disabilities.
- Excellent communication, writing, and computer skills.
- Ability to work with diverse populations including clients and staff in critical and emergency situations.
- Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with management, physicians, clinicians, admissions and members of interdisciplinary teams.
- Assist with creating and strengthening referral relationships
- Sensitive to cultural, economic, gender, and sexual orientation differences
- Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
- Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
- BA/BS, RN, in Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred with two years professional work experience dedicated to working with individuals with substance use disorders,
- or Certified Recovery Coach with four years professional work experience dedicated to working with individuals with substance use disorders.
- PCPC, ASAM Certification or CADC Certification preferred
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Community environment. Some light lifting is required. Constant interaction with agency clientele.
The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.
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