Care Coordinator, Behavioral Health Community Partner

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 168570-1A
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2021
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

*Sign on bonus up to $3000 (prorated for part time)*

The Behavioral Health Community Partner (BHCP) Program is a new and innovative care management program designed for eligible MassHealth ACO members. The program aims to engage individuals with high behavioral health needs and provide them with a care plan that utilizes a person-centered approach to healthcare. The Care Coordinator is a critical part of the care team and is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the mental health and/or human services field. The Care Coordinator role is a dynamic position which will give you the opportunity innovate and help shape the implementation of the BHCP program model on a national scale. 

The Care Coordinator’s Responsibilities Are:

• Facilitates consents, gathers clinical information and opens discussion with assigned enrollee’s behavioral health and medical providers
• Conducts outreach to enrollees and provides information about the program to encourage engagement
• Schedules and conducts a comprehensive assessment in order to establish a care plan & form a care team for the engaged enrollee
• Facilitates communication with the engaged enrollee, the PCP, and other relevant providers, ensuring timely and coordinated access to primary, medical specialty, LTSS, and behavioral healthcare
• Assists enrollee with medication referrals and management
• Conducts ongoing follow-up to ensure continued enrollee engagement and progress, making updates to care plan as appropriate and continuously updating electronic health record documentation
• Maintains collaborative relationships with community based organizations and assists enrollee in navigating these networks
• Provides transportation assistance for enrollees’ medical appointments & within community as needed until enrollee transitions to community-based transportation
• Supports safe transitions in care for enrollees moving between settings

Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in psychology, social work or related human services field preferred
• 1-3 years’ experience in community-based behavioral health support program preferred
• Valid MA Driver’s License in good standing required; must be able to transport clients in personal vehicle as needed

Schedule:

This is a full-time, 40 hour/week, Monday-Friday day shift position.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.