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Patient Care Coordinator - Springfield - 2nd Shift

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-822345
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 20, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Conducts residential room inspections and monitors completion of patient chores.
  • Monitors behavioral compliance issues and report concerns and or/noncompliance to the primary counselor and/or Program Manager.
  • Assists patients to prepare for and obtain employment, housing, whenever appropriate.
  • Attends and monitors daily meditation.
  • Provides standby coverage for groups.
  • Collects and distributes bed linens.
  • Provides orientation for new patients.
  • Assists patients with community resources to obtain medication when necessary.
  • Conducts weekly house government meetings and coordinates community meetings.
  • Plans and coordinates sober leisure activities for all patients.
  • Ensures patients adhere to program regulations and reschedules patients who have missed appointments.
  • Provides individualized, ongoing, guidance, coaching and support.
  • Assists in developing formal and informal community supports.
  • Assists patents with increasing social support networks of relatives, friends and/or significant others.
  • Offers encouragement in times of crisis and stress to eliminate potential barriers to one’s ongoing recovery.
  • Conducts patient screens when necessary, including but not limited to, urine analysis and oral swabs.
  • Conducts treatment functions, such as group treatment, group didactic instruction, and individual in support of the primary counselor
  • Attends staff meetings to provide information regarding resident activities, behavior and treatment compliance, as well as, reviews progress of assigned patients and implements treatment team recommendations.
  • Performs tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances.

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday (Evening Shift) with flexible weekends

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 120 N. 11th. St, Springfield, IL

 

 

 

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is an drug free, equal opportunity employer.

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field is preferred; Working knowledge of chemical dependency, chemical abuse, chemical addiction, 12-step programs, principles of helping, and/or willingness to pursue training; One year of experience in the field of addictions is desired.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor, or ability to obtain CADC within two years of hire date.

 

Job Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.