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Care Manager/ Recovery Coach, Full-time Days

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Sellersville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Care Manager/Recovery Coach works in partnership with service participants to facilitate individual mental health and co-occurring substance use recovery. This includes community integration and role development accomplished by engagement and assertive outreach, crisis intervention and diversion, support network building, recovery planning, and support in the exploration and use of community resources. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide individualized case management services to adults and/or children and families in places such as their home, work, school, or other locations within the community.
Provide assistance with developing skills and resources for social determinants of health. These can include housing, food, educational/vocational services, medical care, entitlements/benefits, and social support.
Build good working relationships with both internal and external team members.
Participate in the creation of key community partnerships that facilitate participant recovery.
Maintain a flexible schedule as needed to meet the needs of participants.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Must have ability to sit for 2 total hours per day, and up to 1 total consecutive hour. Must be able to stand for 8 total hours per day and up to 2 total consecutive hours. Must be able to walk 6 total hours per day and up to 10 total consecutive minutes. Must have the ability to frequently use fingers/hands for fingering and handling. Must have the ability to use upper extremities for frequent pushing of objects up to 10 pounds and occasional pushing of objects up to 75 lbs. Must have the ability to transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, stretcher and/or bed. Must have the ability for frequent stooping and bending. Must have the ability for frequent reaching above shoulder level. Must have the ability for touching as it relates to feeling objects by touching with the skin, particularly that of fingertips. Must have the ability for hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high frequency and low frequency hearing sounds. Must have the ability for seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, color vision and peripheral vision.
EDUCATION:
Bachelors degree which includes or is supplemented by at least 12 credit hours in a related field
Or registered nurse
Or a high school diploma along with 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other related social sciences and 2 years experience in direct contact with mental health consumers. Internship and volunteer experience will be considered.
Bachelors degree is preferred.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Must understand the principles of mental illness, and behavioral best practice and crisis management planning.
WORK SCHEDULE:
Monday through Friday days with flexibility for early evenings hours.
OTHER:
This position requires one day per month of on-call coverage of department crisis phone, with additional compensation. There is opportunity to take additional shifts as desired.

Access to a generous tuition reimbursement program.

Opportunity to develop a keen understanding of the mental/physical healthcare systems, as well as advancement opportunity within St. Lukes University Health System.

Please complete your application using your full legal name andcurrent home address. Be sure toincludeemployment history forthe past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you areencouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications andlicenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Care Manager/ Recovery Coach, Full-time Days, Executive , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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