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MAT Coordinator - LPN Required ($25 - $30/hr)

Company: Wellpath
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

You Matter: Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to Always Do The Right Thing!, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The MAT Coordinator/Discharge Planner, guided by the MAT Medical Director, delivers comprehensive on and off-site services to MAT Program members, administering medical support such as injections, coordinating medications, and ensuring effective communication with psychiatric and medical providers. They play a key role in discharge planning for facility patients, conducting and implementing coordination efforts while maintaining accountability for the services provided. The coordinator fosters communication with both facility staff and community resources to ensure the seamless provision of medical services to enrolled MAT Program members.Key Responsibilities:Oversee discharge planning and coordination of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services for mental health patients, collaborating with medical, nursing, and security staff.Establish and maintain relationships with community agencies offering MAT and services for mental illness, ensuring a seamless transition for patients.Adhere to security regulations and confidentiality limits, identifying release planning needs 120 days before a patient's release, and coordinating medication and medical requirements post-release.Document services provided in health records, make appointments for continuing care, and engage in positive communication with Unit Team Staff, Parole Officers, and community providers.Attend relevant meetings, participate in training, and represent the corporation's interests with administrative staff to facilitate effective delivery of MAT services.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationGraduate from an accredited school of nursingExperienceOne year clinic experiencePrevious experience in developing successful transition plans involving community resources for persons with mental illnessLicenses/CertificationsHave and maintain current licensure as a Licensed Practical/Licensed Vocational Nurse within the state of employment.Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR certificationWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesnt seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.by Jobble

Keywords: Wellpath, Alexandria , MAT Coordinator - LPN Required ($25 - $30/hr), Human Resources , Alexandria, Virginia

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