Integrated Behavioral Health Coordinator

Job Number 69816
Posted 2/7/2020
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Behavioral Health Home
Location |ME| Acadia Healthcare, Inc., ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8-4:30
Job Details
Job Summary:

The IntegratedBehavioral Health Home Coordinator (IBHC)works as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team with adults whohave serious and persistent mental illness and children with serious emotionaldisturbance. The IBHC is integrated into departments and settings outside ofAcadia Healthcare and will serve as a representative of Northern Light AcadiaHospital and a consultative partner for the integrated practice. The IBHC provides 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree Human Services or related field required,
  • MHRT/C or certification eligible within a reasonable period of time.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Job related experience in mental healthcare is (preferred)
  • Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical personnel in potentially high stress situations is required.

Physical Demands/Environment:

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. The work environment consistsof a range of settings including, but not limited to typical office settings,medical settings, schools, community agencies and any other partner locations.The setting may include computer, confidential medical records, medicaldocuments and communication channels, and may be somewhat stressful. There is also a community component with someof the casework occurring in the patient homes and other communitylocations. The BHHC transports clientsfor clinically appropriate reasons.

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.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital - The Work We Do:

Northern Light Acadia Hospital - Our Benefits:

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.

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