Massachusetts Employer Recovery Specialist III in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD Behavioral Health Network is currently seeking a Recovery Specialist III for a new start-up program for inpatient level of care for Detoxification Services in Greenfield, MA. It is a 24 hr/7 day a week program including a 24 hr/7 day inpatient clinical stabilization step down unit and is hiring for multiple positions to staff these new programs. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. Job Requirements: " Independently communicates individual served information and observations promptly to the RN or LPN regarding individual's progress and/or the identification and resolution of problems. " Organizes care activities as required by individual served or unit activity and assists nurses and counselors in the management of individuals served, facilitating their participation in unit programs and activities. " Under the direction and supervision of an RN, provides direct individual care and performs basic individual care procedures. " Provides individual support on unit as needed. " Accepts support and direction from team members as needed regarding appropriate care. " Assists doctors and nurses with exams and simple procedures. " Demonstrates knowledge of development stages for adult population and applies developmental theories and concepts when planning and implementing care for individuals served. " Demonstrates knowledge and skill in assisting individuals served with Activities of Daily Living (ADL). " Maintains and collaborates with coworkers to ensure a safe and clean environment including searching individuals' belongings and additional items which are dropped off to individuals in order to maintain a contraband free environment. " Measures and records vital signs accurately. " Drives/transports individuals served to appointments, aftercare, etc. " Appropriately responds to clinical emergencies. " Perform intakes, admissions and discharges as directed by the nurse. " Facilitates admissions and documents all information accurately and clearly. " Obtains and processes insurance information. " Orders and distributes supplies (linen, food and medical supplies.) Job Knowledge: o Demonstrates competency in simple mathematics, reading comprehension, written and oral communications, following instructions, simple use of charts, reports and records. o Ability to understand, empathize and work with an addicted population and mentally ill population. Schooling or Equivalent: o High School Diploma or equivalent. o Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Medical Assistant (MA) credentials preferred. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on "Job Opportunities" then "Recovery Specialist III" to apply.