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Care Navigator

Company: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health
Location: Klamath Falls
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Care Navigator Full timeIntro and job overview: Join our KBBH team and find meaningful work, inspiring colleagues, career growth, great compensation, and excellent benefits. Located in beautiful Southern Oregon. Join an outstanding multi-disciplinary team including an on-staff psychiatric team and licensed clinical staff. Klamath Basin Behavioral Health is an accredited NHSC facility. The NHSC Loan Repayment Program is open to licensed primary care medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health providers who are employed by accredited sites. Care Navigator Benefits and Pay range:

  • Hourly: $18.38 - $21.14 DOE
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403 (b) & Matching
  • Paid Vacation & Wellness Days
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement ProgramCare Navigator Responsibilities and Qualifications: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
    • Works with clients to identify and address barriers to attendance and treatment.
    • Develops attendance plans with clients to promote engagement.
    • Monitor client's services and offers support.
    • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Demonstrates strong communication, problem-solving and relationship-building skills.
    • Conduct screenings and assist clients/potential clients with OHP applications and renewal applications.
    • Responsible for ensuring timely referrals to internal and external resources. Receives and processes referrals within established policies and procedures, guidelines, and turnaround times.
    • Responsible for tracking and documenting referral disposition, including following up with the client. Documentation includes data collection, electronic health record (EHR) documentation, response letters, and requests for records.
    • Participate in team treatment and coordination, providing critical information to the team as well as executing referral and navigation recommendations from the team.
    • Provide case management and skills-building services, in accordance with the treatment plan.
    • Provide group treatment and skills-building services in accordance with the treatment plan.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local legal confidentiality requirements, including HIPAA and Oregon Administrative Rules.
    • Enhances personal growth and development through attendance and participation in meetings and conferences. Care Navigator Education: Must meet Oregon State (OARS) requirements and MHACBO certification as a "Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA)," meeting one of the following qualifications:
      • High school or equivalent (Required)
      • Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field
      • A combination of at least three years relevant work, education, training, or experience.Care Navigator Experience: Experience to demonstrate the competencies to identify precipitating events:
        • Ability to communicate effectively.
        • understand mental health assessment, treatment, and service terminology and apply each of these concepts.
        • Implement skills development strategies, and identify, implement, and coordinate the services and supports identified in an ISSP.
        • Preferred experience: Previous experience working with adults diagnosed with mental illness or any disability group preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Oregon driver's license, insurable driving record. Personal automobile insurance is required if clients are transported, or any agency business is conducted by the employee using his/her personal vehicle. Employee must meet the requirements to become MHACBO QMHA Certified. Certification must be maintained for the length of employment. Driving is a requirement for this position. Proof of insurance must be provided to the HR department. Coverage must remain current.Other Considerations: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health celebrates diversity and is committed to creating inclusive and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Our employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and agency need.
          • COVID-19 Vaccination or medical or religious exemption PI207682308

Keywords: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health, Medford , Care Navigator, Other , Klamath Falls, Oregon

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