BIG HORN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Behavioral Health Care Manager in MILES CITY, Montana
Employer has a Full-time Behavioral Health Care Manager Position in Miles City. Are you a committed person who would embrace working as a core member of our integrated care team to coordinate and support behavioral health/substance abuse treatment care? If so, consider this new full-time role serving our Miles City Montana site as Behavioral Health Care Manager. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have an opportunity to directly impact patients? whole health and well-being.You'll be working within an incredible abuse treatment team culture that involves the patient's primary care provider, licensed addiction counselor, and, when available, other mental health providers in the primary care clinic. The care manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting behavioral health/substance abuse treatment care within the clinic and for coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services outside the clinic. The care manager may provide evidence-based treatments or work with other mental health providers when such treatment is indicated.Are you the right candidate to fill this role?Preferred experience includes:?High School Diploma or equivalent (Required)?Mental Health Aide, Behavioral Health Aide, Medical Assistant, Vocational Nurse or Nursing Assistant?Interest in pursuing a career in the behavioral health care field?Strong communication skills For Your Success, you will:1.Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders.2.Provide patient education about common mental health and substance abuse disorders and available treatment options.3.Monitor patients (in person or by telephone) for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications.4.Support Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) medication management prescribed by PCPs, focusing on treatment adherence, side effects and other complications, and effectiveness of treatment.5.Provide or facilitate in-clinic or outside referrals to evidence-based psycho-social treatments (e.g, CBT, IPT) as clinically indicated.6.Facilitate patient engagement and follow-up in care.7.Track patient follow-up and clinical outcomes using a registry. Document in-person and telephone encounters in the registry and use the system to identify and re-engage patients.8.Document patient progress and treatment recommendations in the registry so they can be easily shared with PCPs and other treating providers.9.Facilitate treatment plan changes for patients who are not improving as expected in consultation with the substance abuse treatment team. These may include changes in medications or psycho-social treatments or appropriate referrals for additional services.10.Facilitate referrals for clinically indicated services outside the primary care clinic (e.g., social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care).11.Complete relapse prevention plan with patients who are in remission.12.Participate in multi-disciplinary, team-based care of patients/clients.13.Participate in training, reporting, and other requirements of various grant supported programs implemented by BVHC and partners.