ECOP Recovery Care Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 09, 2022
Dec 06, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
ECOP Recovery Care CoordinatorThe George Mason University College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) invites applications for an ECOP Recovery Care Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:This position will serve on the Bridge Care Team to support the Empowered Communities Opioid Project (ECOP), which is a community-based partnership that provides resource navigation for justice-involved individuals with opioid use challenges across five community sites. The Care Coordinator will provide inpatient care coordination for eligible individuals with opioid use problems onsite, via telehealth, and offsite. The incumbent must be able to perform enrollment, navigation, and data management in collaboration with an integrated care team, consisting of a Peer Recovery Navigator, Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Practical Counselor, and Licensed Masters Social Worker. The incumbent needs to have the ability to work with culturally diverse populations and on interdisciplinary teams in an efficient and effective manner. This is a grant-funded restricted position.Responsibilities:The Care Coordinator provides specialized inpatient resource navigation to enrolled ECOP participants. Referrals are received internally from ECOP Peer Navigators and externally from the Prince William-Manassas Adult Detention Center (PWM ADC). The Care Coordinator's roster will initiate with enrollment for inpatient care coordination and terminate with discharge from the inpatient setting or discontinuation of services by participant. Specific responsibilities include:Direct Client InteractionConduct initial interview with individual within 5 days of referral;Screen individual for eligibility;Confirm consent to community-based coordination program and required partnerships; andProvide information and updates to participants.AdministrativePlan, implement, monitor, and evaluate treatment options with a primary goal of providing coordination to community-based inpatient services;Document participant plan progression on data tracker;Track completed bridges to community-based care;Establish and maintain treatment referral sources;Conduct quality assurance and monitor service delivery; andOutreach to treatment coordinators / treatment admissions.CollaborationRespond to referrals from ECOP Peer Navigators (5 sites) and the Prince William-Manassas Adult Detention Center (1 site);Participate in weekly ECOP staff meetings for all active participants, communicating status updates and ensuring handoff to ECOP Peer Navigator upon discharge; andStaff individuals from roster with partners from ADC, OCJS, CSB, attorneys, and treatment providers to discuss participant's care coordination plan, if authorized.Required Qualifications:Demonstrated prior experience (generally 1+ years) in care coordination, medical admissions and/or medical billing;Bachelor's degree in health or human services or a related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience;Some advanced training in office procedures and knowledge of medical terminology;Use of standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, data terminal, online printer, calculator, telephone, facsimile, copier); and the preparation, comparison or checking of reports, records, and related data;Be proficient in entering new patient data, encounters, lab results, appointments in electronic medical record;Ability to work with culturally diverse populations and on interdisciplinary teams in an efficient and effective manner; andAbility to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and other external parties in a courteous and friendly manner.Preferred Qualifications:Certified Peer Recovery Specialist preferred;Qualified Mental Health Professional preferred; andBilingual; Spanish preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application. Please upload a (1) cover letter, (2) a resume, and (3) a list of three professional references with contact information. Also, please include (4) a diversity statement summarizing the extent to which you have worked with any individuals from marginalized groups and how you helped them identify and overcome barriers to success.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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