Care Coordinator - Burlington, Full Time

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person-and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues. 

SUMMARY

The Care Manager promotes a sound therapeutic recovery community. They may oversee a caseload of clients and facilitate groups as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist residents as needed; respond to client crisis and emergencies as needed.
  • Assist with client Orientation, Assessments, and Intake functions as needed.
  • Monitor medications with clients.
  • Maintain accurate and timely Incident Reports & case notes. Document developments and important events in

accordance with clinical policies for reporting and record keeping.

quality of care.

·  Use Phoenix House systems, including Welligent Electronic Medical Record, to document notes and activities as assigned.

·  Follow program rules and schedules and seeking pre-approval for any unscheduled or unauthorized activities.

·  Utilize appropriate chain of support immediately to report unusual incidents.

  • Provide “On Call” coverage on a rotating basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Phoenix House's electronic health record system (Welligent) sufficient to fulfill the

duties required by this position is expected within 30 days of employment.

  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion for clients in groups and daily interactions.
  • Maintain structure and accountability with clients effectively with appropriate frequency and clinical judgment

and collaboration whenever possible.

  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries between self and clients.
  • Promote self-help concept within program. Encourage clients to create their own solutions, and encourage

clients to use each other for support.

  • Work cooperatively with others and supervisors.
  • Demonstrate patience and consideration in dealing with others.
  • Demonstrate thoughtful decision-making
  • Work in a Trauma-informed manner when interacting with clients
  • Ensure client confidentiality in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

  • Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and client accountability.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.
  • Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal regulations and policies.
  • Ability to work and communicate with others.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:  Certification/licensure as required by funding/regulatory sources. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

REGULARLY REQUIRED:  to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED:  to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

The work environment is that of a substance abuse recovery milieu which may include:

  • Exposure to clients infected with Hepatitis B, HIV, TB, or other Infectious Diseases

SCHEDULING NEEDSEvening, weekend, and/or holiday shifts may be required.

Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

Job ID: 28