Behavioral Health Coordinator
Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department: Behav Hlth Case Mgmt Program
Position is located: Acadia
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
The Integrated Behavioral Health Home Coordinator (IBHC) reports to the Program Manager of the Behavioral Health Home. The IBHC works as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team with adults who have serious and persistent mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance. The IBHC provides comprehensive case management services with a set of priorities aimed at; improving mental health, improving medical health (including ascertaining and effectively working with a primary care provider and engaging in preventative and health promotion services); reducing inpatient hospitalizations and emergency department visits; ensuring effective transitions during episodes of more intensive treatment; tracking client progress towards goals; and working within the team structure to continually refine and re-prioritize activities. The IBHC is integrated into departments and settings outside of Acadia Healthcare and will serve as a representative of Acadia and a consultative partner for the integrated practice. The IBHC may be asked to serve as the lead liaison between the integrated location and the Acadia Healthcare Behavioral Health Home. The IBHC may be asked to develop and/or troubleshoot processes and workflows between the integrated location and Acadia and be a key stakeholder in the program development for their assigned site. The IBHC will uphold the highest standards of performance and embrace the values of Acadia Healthcare. The IBHC will take initiative in identifying areas of improvement and solutions for improvement for their integrated location and Acadia partnership.