||** The location of this position will be in Ellsworth, Maine**Job Summary: TheIntegrated Behavioral Health Coordinator (IBHC) reports to the Program Managerof the Behavioral Health Home. The IBHC ispart of an integrated multi-disciplinary team with adults who have serious andpersistent mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance. Aspart of the integrated multi- disciplinary team the IBHC will role will bewithin physician practices, community locations, and patient's homes. The IBHC transports clients for clinicallyappropriate reasons.The IBHC will provide comprehensive casemanagement services with a set of priorities aimed at; improving mental health,improving medical health (including ascertaining and effectively working with aprimary care provider and engaging in preventative and health promotionservices); reducing inpatient hospitalizations and emergency department visits;ensuring effective transitions during episodes of more intensive treatment;tracking client progress towards goals; and working within the team structureto continually refine and re-prioritize activities. Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree Human Services or related field required, MHRT/C (Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician) or certification eligible within a reasonable period of time.
- Job related experience in mental healthcare is preferred with knowledge of psychiatric and chemical dependency terminology.
- Cognitive requirements including the ability to analyze a situation and make a sound decision on the best way to arrive at a solution.
Why become part of theNorthern Light Acadia Hospital Behavioral Health Coordinator team?
- The ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical personnel in potentially high stress situations is required.
Physical Demands:Visual acuity, colorvision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond topatient response and requests. Has the ability to read and speak English, tocommunicate and document information.Possess the manual dexterity and a degree of body strength andflexibility to respond to aggressive patient behavior. Has the ability to reach and stretchintermittently. Time may be spent sitting at a computer, collaborating withother healthcare team members. Standing and walking comprises some of theworkday. Possess the ability to sit forlong periods of time in meetings and in vehicles.Northern Light Acadia Hospital:Northern LightAcadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor,Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, includingconsultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices.Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of abehavioral home health, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary carepractices, and a geriatric mood and memory clinic, which is involved inmultiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. The hospital isthe sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides asubstance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and otheroutpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties.Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLCthat operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor. Northern LightAcadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewidehealth delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions thatare leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Healthoffers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals,primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health andhospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.Bangor, Maine is avibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains,and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus ofthe University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor servesas the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor InternationalAirport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.Check out what it is like working at Northern Light Acadia Hospital :https://northernlighthealth.org/Working-at-AcadiaEqual Opportunity Employment:We are an equalopportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteranstatus, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protectedstatus.
- Flexible schedules and exceptional work/life balance
- Generous paid time off (PTO) benefits
- Tuition reimbursement/loan repayment programs
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.