Primary Accountability: The Behavioral Health & SUD Program Manager is responsible for working with state and local partners, along with Missouri Federally Qualified Health Center (“FQHC”) with Substance Use Disorder (“SUD”) treatment. This individual is also responsible for implementing federal and/or state grant funded SUD/OUD programs, as well as supporting FQHCs and Missouri Primary Care Association (“MPCA”) in other Behavioral Health projects.Major Duties: · Supports FQHCs with clinical implementation of SUD programs and provide additional technical assistance and guidance based on evidenced based strategies.o Increase Office-based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) implementation of medication assisted treatment (MAT) in federally qualified health centers to achieve accessible, high quality care while demonstrating cost-effectiveness in order to validate and support patient sustainability.o Support federally qualified health centers practices by increasing available resources and improving care coordination thus improving the quality of clinician work life and patient outcomes.o Strengthen collaborative relationships between FQHCs and nearby substance use disorders (SUD) treatment facilities to facilitate regular bidirectional referrals and community linkages for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD).o Must work collaboratively with other agencies, and key stakeholders: The Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare, Missouri Hospital Association, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, Missouri Department of Mental Health, etc.o Recruit FQHC providers to attend MAT training and obtain buprenorphine waivers, overcome institutional and attitudinal barriers, provide technical assistance, and facilitate referrals to more intensive treatment at SUD treatment facilities in the event that individuals present with a higher need for psychosocial services (e.g. housing, case management, etc.)o Facilitate protocol adoption and implementation of screening and treatment need tools based on existing measures to assist primary care providers in determining: 1) if an individual is appreciate for OBOT; and 2) if so the frequency and intensity of clinically indicated services· Manages assigned grant program activities and objectives: including coordination around behavioral health and SUD work, creating ongoing opportunities for health center staff to connect, creating technical assistance, and training opportunities.· Provides support to the development of process improvements to improve operational efficiency and meets the health centers’ goals related to behavioral health and telehealth.· Assists with creating workflows to optimize care delivery, introduces best practice models, and evaluates outcomes.· Provide technical assistance and consultation to participating providers through email, phone videoconference, and site visits.Additional duties: · Collaborates and participates in University of Missouri’s Opioid Use Disorder ECHO.· Organizes and facilitates in-person and virtual training sessions.Performs additional duties as assigned.· Compiles and submits periodic reports to the funding agency and prepare other meeting reports.Qualifications: · Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Social Sciences, or Human Services required.· Two (2) years of experience in a Clinical Behavioral Health or Substance Use Disorder setting preferred.· Excellent oral and written communication skills.· Able to present at all levels of an organizations, including providers and clinical staff.· Self-starter who works well with others.· Strong computer and word processing skills, particularly in Microsoft Office.· Ability to organize, multi-task, plan, and set priorities with minimal supervision.· Ability to work with minimal supervision both independently and in team settings.Physical Demands: · Ability to sit for extended periods of time.· Ability to read computer screens, read mail, and talk on the phone.· Ability to lift up to fifty (25) pounds.Work Environment:
- Professional and deadline-oriented environment.
- Work location is the Jefferson City, Missouri office.
- Remote work is available, but the candidate must be able to travel to Jefferson City frequently for meetings.
- The job requires up to 2% (52 days) of travel per year. Travel is normally in the state of Missouri, but occasional out-of-state travel may be needed.
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Multiple locations
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