Recovery Coach-Recovery Health Services (11678-124)

Employer
Truman Medical Centers
Location
Kansas City
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Closes
Aug 23, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

The Recovery Coach provides behaviorally oriented and socially rehabilitative services for clients who are experiencing disruptions in functioning as a result of mental illness or substance abuse. Services provided focus primary assistance in the domains of environmental, financial, social, occupational, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional wellbeing. Some of the methods include triage, risk assessment, ongoing assessment of behavioral and psychosocial needs, information and referral, client and family education, coordination of services with all providers, and assistance with learning necessary skills to promote wellness across the domains. The Recovery Coach functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team for client care and works effectively in a multicultural setting. The Recovery Coach works under the regular supervision and direction of a Qualified Mental Health Professional.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Social Work

* Must have good verbal and written communication skill

* Good leadership skills

* Ability to evaluate program outcomes

* Ability to work with multicultural staff and clientele

* If driving is a requirement for the employee, he/she must meet the requirements specified in the Fleet Driving Safety and Compliance Policy and must continue to meet these requirements as a condition of employment.

Required Experience

Experience with working with adults with substance abuse and mental health issues.Posted by StartWire

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