Integrated Health Coach Specialist
Company: Places for People
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2019
The Integrated Health Coach Specialist provides disease management and skill promotion services directly to persons served and/or provides linkage or referral to appropriate community resources. Provide support and education to persons served on mental health, substance abuse, physical health, and/or infectious disease management. Assist person served with addressing social determinants of health (e.g. - housing, transportation, community integration, etc.) Provide advocacy and crisis intervention as needed. A challenging opportunity to join a team focused on excellence at the intersection of quality physical and behavioral healthcare. Job responsibilities Provide person-centered services to help persons served achieve expressed goals Provide regular visits with persons served in the community and elsewhere to per treatment plan and client schedule Write, implement, and monitor Individualized Treatment Plans with persons served within due dates outlined by agency guidelines Coordinate with HCH on individual's SMART goals and other HCH services and actions Monitor the medical and psychiatric treatment of persons served to assure effective coordination and continuity of care Provide 50% of each work day to appropriate service visits with person's served per treatment plan Complete and report service activities accurately, comprehensively, and within required standards outlined per agency standards of 5 business days Facilitate self-sufficiency of persons served and maximize independence in the community; link and refer to community resources as appropriate Complete assigned DLA-20 functional assessments quarterly and, when necessary, make appropriate contacts for change in level or type of service needed Maintain high quality and achievement of targeted results through active participation in performance management and the principles and practice of CQI Keep current on agency initiatives/procedures/policies through all forms of communication (email, intranet site, newsletters, etc.) Provide crisis intervention and resolution for persons served as necessary Maintain confidentially of persons served as outlined by agency policy Identify issues impacting abilities of persons served to function optimally; implement solutions or coordinate with other resources to resolve problems Positively contribute to the treatment team and attend team meetings as scheduled by team leaders When assigned, provide on-call coverage during the hours when the agency office is closed Provide support beyond the normal 40 hours depending on the needs of the team and caseload as appropriate and approved by supervisor Effectively manage time and adjust to changes within the regular schedule and throughout the day to assure positive client outcomes Assist persons served in meeting vocational goals; when necessary, work as a job coach, link clients with job training and placement programs, teach job finding and retention skills, and provide support for persons served on the job Complete required training hours as outlined by employee handbook, and maintain any licensure requirements and provide timely documentation to HR Office Participate in professional development annual planning to increase opportunities for career advancement Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor Job Requirements Education Minimum of a high school diploma and four (4) years of related experience in the social services field; OR Associate's Degree in a social services field and two (2) years of related experience in the social services field; OR Bachelor's Degree or higher in one of the following fields: Social Work, Counseling, Nursing, Education, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Rehabilitation Counseling Skills/Experience Experience with mental health and/or substance abuse is preferred Experience with adults is preferred Ability to work in a team Ability to be flexible Excellent time management skills Other Reliable vehicle with current, valid auto insurance CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration certifications required (can be provided upon hire)
Keywords: Places for People, St. Louis , Integrated Health Coach Specialist, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri
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