Wellpath Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) Coordinator in Dublin, California
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or other higher licensed medical professional, the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring treatment for chemically dependent patients, establishing and maintaining individual counseling group therapy or self-help groups and maintaining open communication with behavioral health in treatment plans in compliance with all applicable facility and company standards and state and federal rules and regulations.
- High school and specialized training for licensing/certification(s)
Two (2) or more years with an unrestricted current CA Counselor license in accordance with CCR Title IX, section 10125; must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.
Two (2) or more years of experience as an addiction Counselor Certification Certified Alcohol or Drug Counselor-Certified Addiction Specialist
Healthcare Management experience preferred
Previous correctional/detention facility experience
Current (and must maintain) unrestricted CA Counselor license in accordance with CCR Title IX, section 10125
Current (and must maintain) Addiction Counselor Certification Certified Alcohol or Drug Counselor-Certified Addiction Specialist
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving ACLS certification through AHA
Ensure staff perform a proper screening at intake for potential opioid withdrawal within two hours of entry into facility.
Ensure staff have assessed all patients who have a positive opioid screening within 24 hours.
Ensure staff have provided effective medication for those who have signs of withdrawal.
Will educate all patients with substance abuse about their disease and evaluate for treatment,
Ensure protocols for assessment, monitoring and management for individuals is followed.
Establish group and individual counseling for substance abusers
Alcohol and other drug recovery education
Assist patients with developing skills through activities and groups for reentry into the community and relapse prevention
Establish training programs for medical staff, behavioral
Chart all findings in patient's medical record providing written summaries of history, findings and treatment course or other documentation requirements as outlined by the company and facility
May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff
May assist in orientation and training of new employees
Responsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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Location CA, Dublin
Facility Alameda County Santa Rita
Shift Day 8 hour
Recruiter Ruth Cruzado