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Behavioral Health Education Specialist (Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP))

Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

This job will have you working on the front lines of the opioid epidemic in rural southern Illinois. Play a key role in shaping education and initial treatment in a several-county area in this full-time role.Collaborate to review clinical and behavioral health workflows for effectiveness, implementation, and ongoing evaluation. Consult with community agencies and RCORP consortium members working to implement substance use and opioid use treatment. Identify and offer clinical training to Chestnut staff and to RCORP stakeholders. Conduct regular outreach. Develop needs assessments, disparity impact statements, and educational materials, being sure to meet the cultural and communication needs of underserved populations. -Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness, and spirituality/connectedness.College degree in behavioral health or related field (Master's plus two years' related experience or Bachelor's plus five years' experience). Knowledge of prevention, treatment, and recovery program development. Experience working with clients in the behavioral health field. Experience developing trainings and presentations. Leadership skills. Ability to collaborate. Advanced Microsoft Office, Zoom videoconferencing, and online reporting systems skills. Valid driver's license, private auto insurance, must be insurable and have home internet connection. Ability to travel throughout Illinois counties in the focus area, including but not limited to Bond, Clinton, Madison, Marion and St. Clair. -Are you intrigued by this job but don't meet every single requirement? Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs when that's the case. Chestnut is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about any of our posted positions but your experience doesn't line up perfectly, please apply anyway! You might be just the right candidate for another role. We'd love to explore the possibilities with you! -Chestnut Health Systems is a leader in the effort to achieve health equity, providing high-quality health and human services in underserved communities. We deliver trauma-informed, fully integrated care by combining behavioral health with community-based primary health care. Chestnut's research division is nationally recognized for its contribution to evidence-based practices. Our empathic and innovative employees live our mission of making a difference. -Chestnut offers a new salary structure and robust ! -EOE - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

Keywords: Chestnut Health Systems, Springfield , Behavioral Health Education Specialist (Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP)), Education / Teaching , Madison, Illinois

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