Responsible under grant funding for implementing and overseeing state opioid requirements as well as providing case management to clients identified as appropriate for the Residential Treatment Program and facility by performing the following duties personally. Responsible for ensuring that all critical tasks are fulfilled on a timely basis.
+ Provide active case management for clients identified as appropriate for the opioid program.
+ Provides education for Clinical Liaisons, Medical Assistants, Community Members and other groups as identified.
+ Researches, develops and monitors screenings for opiate use disorder and oversees its fidelity to ensure proper use throughout the community.
+ Chairs the Opioid Grant Committee and participates in other related teams and committees.
+ Explores, develops and monitors screenings of pain patients and other individuals to identify opioid use disorder.
+ Interviews potential clients in crisis situations to develop background and details of problems. Assesses and evaluates cases and prepares and implements treatment and case management plans.
+ Works closely with families of clients and provides appropriate guidance to family members.
+ Maintains working relationships with staff of other agencies and institutions, homes, and facilities, and acts as liaison between clients and agency or institution.
+ Works collaboratively with medical staff serving clients. Provides consultation to staff on specific cases involving clients.
+ Prepares and maintains written case records, reports, and forms, performs case follow-up and closing, and performs other administrative tasks as required.
+ Coordinates with other Gila River Health Care departments regarding referrals/screenings/treatments.
+ Coordinates data with Gila River Health Care's Outcomes Management and Informatics systems.
+ Collects, analyzes and responds to data from external sources (Gila River Indian Community Department of Rehabilitation and Supervision, Police Department, GRIC Crisis Response Team, etc.).
+ Assists in and assures proper distribution/usage of Naloxone kits into the homes of individuals at risk for opioid overdose.
+ Demonstrates ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish all tasks despite frequent interruptions.
+ Demonstrates ability to clearly communicate, both orally and in writing, while performing all essential functions.
+ Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.
+ Current and valid State of Arizona Registered Nurse license; BSN preferred.
+ Must have at least four (4) years of nursing experience including at least one (1) year full time patient care experience in an acute care, home health, long term care, or related healthcare setting. Experience with substance abuse patients strongly preferred.
+ Must have a CPR certificate or obtain within 30 days of hire.
+ Current and valid fingerprint card.
+ Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures.
+ Interest in medical subjects, patient services/care, and customer service.
+ Prior medical environment work experience is preferred.