DEPARTMENT: Geisinger Health Plans, Behavioral Health
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Part Time
United Ways of Columbia and Montour County and Greater Susquehanna Valley have committed to working towards the elimination of drug overdoses by improving access to education and treatment.
A large part of the education is reducing stigma so that individuals currently experience SUD or families affected can get the help they need. Ensure that all residents of the five-county region are well-informed on overdose, signs of a Substance/Opioid Use Disorder, treatment options, and recovery programs available throughout the community in order to eliminate stigma regarding overdose/addiction in the county.
Launch a public awareness campaign to increase awareness and for all individuals in order to eliminate stigma throughout the counties.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
• Knowledge of principles and practices associated with the rights and responsibilities of patients and caregivers.
• Demonstrates competence in organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge of psychological counseling, knowledge of individual and group behavior and the relationship between social, economic, psychological factors.
• Knowledge of the operating principles, major issues, governmental regulations, and code of ethics for the healthcare industry; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to healthcare related situations.
• Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Minimum of 3 years Related work experience
High School Diploma or GED
Current Certified Recovery Specialist certification required, or eligibility to qualify and take the CRS educational course.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSCIAL DEMANDS
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.