Prevention Specialist - Full Time - Fairbanks Native Association

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Prevention Specialist - Full Time - Fairbanks Native Association

Fairbanks, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

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    Responsible for directing the care of consumers who are experiencing addictive disorders related to drug use. Prevention Specialist will have frequent interaction with persons who are recovering from substance abuse. Facilitate recovery groups and team building activities; provide direct supervision to all patients. Encourage patients to follow the unit schedule and actively participate in treatment. Document patient's participation in treatment activities.

    Required Skills

    • Responsible for timely implementation of prevention services following evidence-based practice • Gets treatment client input for prevention activities • Implements prevention following evidence-based practice • Attends Interagency Opioid Treatment Council (IOPTC) • Facilitates minimum of (2) community and (2) family/activities/services monthly • Continuously updates skills through training targeted in Staff Development Plan • Promotes and conducts drug abuse prevention/education • Works with the primary care team to efficiently and effectively prevent and manage consumers with chronic opioid problems • Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration • Assists in planning and organizing training opportunities • Assists in preventing relapse or other conditions that tend to recur over time • Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required • Furthers the mission of the organization through active support of the strategic goals • Schedule and advertise program activities • Performs other job-related duties as assigned NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

    • Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health; and appropriate skills in working with consumers with Mental Health/Substance Use disorders • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures • Skill in working successfully with the Alaska Native/American Indian population and experience providing culturally specific programming; understanding of and sensitivity to diverse cultures and lifestyles • Skill in managing multiple, concurrent priorities and meeting deadlines • Skill in computer usage • Skill in organizational structures • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, agencies, and consumers • Ability to work independently as well as with teams • Ability to write professionally • Ability to report to work in a timely manner • Ability to communicate effectively • Ability to apply customer service concepts and practices

    Required Experience

    • AA degree or related 2 years’ experience • Three years in Behavioral Health prevention experience • Experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian population and experience providing culturally specific services • A combination of experience, education, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may substitute for degree requirements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

    • Knowledge of opioid abuse • BA in Human Services

    TO APPLY: WWW.FAIRBANKSNATIVE.ORG

  • Qualifications

    • Responsible for timely implementation of prevention services following evidence-based practice • Gets treatment client input for prevention activities • Implements prevention following evidence-based practice • Attends Interagency Opioid Treatment Council (IOPTC) • Facilitates minimum of (2) community and (2) family/activities/services monthly • Continuously updates skills through training targeted in Staff Development Plan • Promotes and conducts drug abuse prevention/education • Works with the primary care team to efficiently and effectively prevent and manage consumers with chronic opioid problems • Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration • Assists in planning and organizing training opportunities • Assists in preventing relapse or other conditions that tend to recur over time • Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required • Furthers the mission of the organization through active support of the strategic goals • Schedule and advertise program activities • Performs other job-related duties as assigned NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

    • Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health; and appropriate skills in working with consumers with Mental Health/Substance Use disorders • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures • Skill in working successfully with the Alaska Native/American Indian population and experience providing culturally specific programming; understanding of and sensitivity to diverse cultures and lifestyles • Skill in managing multiple, concurrent priorities and meeting deadlines • Skill in computer usage • Skill in organizational structures • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, agencies, and consumers • Ability to work independently as well as with teams • Ability to write professionally • Ability to report to work in a timely manner • Ability to communicate effectively • Ability to apply customer service concepts and practices

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care