Community Health Worker
at Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Description

Community Health Worker

City: Springfield   

State: MASSACHUSETTS    

Requistion Number: Springfield-FT-003413


Company Overview

Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN’s mission is to help individuals, families, and communities improve the quality of lives for those with behavioral health and developmental challenges.  BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities. 

Job Description:

Join our team of compassionate and competent professionals as a Community Health Worker in the Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program at Behavioral Health Network!

 

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Community Health Worker (CHW) in the Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program at Behavioral Health Network! Community Health Workers provide targeted care management and skill building, particularly for clients who have a history of being unsuccessful engaging in clinic-based treatments. CHWs may be recovery coaches, certified peer specialists, or family partners. These staff will conduct the Arizona Matrix with clients who have not recently completed the assessment in another program. CHWs will pilot technology care enhancements including telehealth and My Strengths patient self-management resources.

 

Behavioral Health Network (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities

 

The Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program is an innovative model of care, working directly with primary care and pediatric providers to address the whole health needs of the families and individuals in our culturally diverse community.  Our staff includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, recovery coaches and care coordinators. The CCBHC program is person-centered, evidence-based, and focused on collaborative goal setting to address unmet medical, behavioral mental and social needs.

Job Requirements:

Community Health Workers at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a related mental or behavioral health field (required).
  • Knowledge of mental illness, the interface between mental health and medical conditions and systems, substance abuse, and care management (required).
  • Ability to work well in a team setting (required).
  • Display empathic skills and the ability to establish rapport with individuals served, family members, and service providers (required).
  • Familiarity with Internet, email systems, and electronic health records (EHRs) (required)
  • Professional demeanor and phone skills in working with persons served, team members, and community collaterals (required).
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (preferred).

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

Work Experience:

1 - 3 years

Education Requirements:

High School

Employment Type:

Full-Time

Sign-On Bonus:

Scheduled Hours/Days:

Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm/Weekdays

 

Job Requirements

Community Health Workers at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a related mental or behavioral health field (required).
  • Knowledge of mental illness, the interface between mental health and medical conditions and systems, substance abuse, and care management (required).
  • Ability to work well in a team setting (required).
  • Display empathic skills and the ability to establish rapport with individuals served, family members, and service providers (required).
  • Familiarity with Internet, email systems, and electronic health records (EHRs) (required)
  • Professional demeanor and phone skills in working with persons served, team members, and community collaterals (required).
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (preferred).

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

Job Snapshot

About Us

Your Career Starts Here!

Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.

Join the BHN team and enjoy excellent benefits!

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 529 Education IRA Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Voluntary Vision Plan
  • Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Auto/Home Insurance Discounts
  • Legal Benefit
  • Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Time off benefits

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