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Community Health Worker/Recovery Coach (CHW/RC)

North Country Health Consortium

The North Country Health Consortium (NCHC) is a dynamic and innovative non-profit organization created in 1997 as a vehicle for addressing common issues through collaboration among health and human service providers serving Northern New Hampshire. NCHC is engaged in activities for:

  • solving common problems and facilitating regional solutions
  • creating and facilitating services and programs to improve population health status
  • health professional training, continuing education and management services to encourage sustainability of the health care infrastructure
  • increasing capacity for local public health essential services
  • increasing access to health care for underserved and uninsured residents of Northern New Hampshire

The following full-time position is available in the North Country Wellness and Recovery Model Program. This program will implement a “warm handoff” model in Emergency Departments for patients presenting with an opioid use disorder, enhance care coordination practices by integrating community health workers/recovery coaches into treatment and referral protocols, and improve knowledge and understanding by law enforcement regarding the best practices for identifying, screening, and linking clients to treatment.

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have resided within the local community for 2+ years with knowledge of local culture and values, and familiarity with the resources available within the community• Willingness to travel within northern NH•Valid driver’s license within the state, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance•Willingness to complete CHW or RC training (provided by NCHC)•Bachelor’s Degree or High School Diploma/GED and comparable experience
Responsibilities:

Job duties:

  • CHW/RC are the liaison between the LADC, and other treatment providers and the patient • provide continuous communication and monitoring, education, social support and service coordination for patients•work in a team-based environment with NCHC staff•provide status reports for patients • collect and report program and patient data to care teams
How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Karen Hoyt, NCHC Office Manager
North Country Health Consortium
262 Cottage Street, Suite 230 Littleton, NH 03561
HR@nchcnh.org
EOE

Job Location:

Littleton

Date Added: January 8, 2019

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