Listing

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Support Specialist

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

November 12, 2018 - October 11, 2019

Application Window

October 4, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Chicago, IL

Listing Details

Description

The SUD Support Specialist provides support services to, and acts as an advocate for patients of PrimeCare. The SUD Support Specialist works as part of behavioral health team. This role is responsible for supporting behavioral health care within the clinic, specifically focused on substance use disorder (SUD) services, including medication-assisted treatment. The SUD Support Specialist collaborates with behavioral health staff in engaging patients in their own care through assessment, measurement of progress, outreach, education, and referral management efforts. The SUD Support Specialist is responsible for activities related to care management of SUD patients, health insurance enrollment, and prevention education. The position is best suited for energetic, empathetic, and organized individuals, who thrive in a team-based environment.

The SUD Support Specialist provides support services to, and acts as an advocate for patients of PrimeCare. The SUD Support Specialist works as part of behavioral health team. This role is responsible for supporting behavioral health care within the clinic, specifically focused on substance use disorder (SUD) services, including medication-assisted treatment. The SUD Support Specialist collaborates with behavioral health staff in engaging patients in their own care through assessment, measurement of progress, outreach, education, and referral management efforts. The SUD Support Specialist is responsible for activities related to care management of SUD patients, health insurance enrollment, and prevention education. The position is best suited for energetic, empathetic, and organized individuals, who thrive in a team-based environment. Read More

Living Allowance

$800 - $1249 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits - Enrollment in the AmeriCorps Member Assistance Program (MAP) for accessible, free mental health services - Extensive professional development

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Hospital, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, School District

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities