UnityPoint Health

Program Facilitator-Substance Abuse

Requisition ID
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
3333 155th Ave
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Top of the World Ranch-JV
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Hours/Shift Vary
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed


PRN ONLY- *Please note this role does not offer a set amount of hours per week or benefits since it is PRN or As Needed but you will be provided with a schedule in advance*


Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director, and under immediate supervision of the Program Facilitator Supervisor, this position is responsible for supporting and assisting our residential clients, our clinical programming, the general operation of the treatment program and all areas where extra assistance can be performed.


Program Facilitation Follow established procedures and document proper oversight of residential treatment services. Facilitate discussion groups focusing on topics of recovery and coping skills while supporting and instructing in recovery strategies and assisting clients in homework assignments. Support fellow staff members in decision making in confidential manner. Motivate clients to positive lifestyle change by encouraging and facilitating healthy daily activities including physical exercise, modeling healthy boundaries, promoting healthy communication skills, reinforcing seminar topics and teaching the joys of sober life. Provide constructive entertainment and activities; seek out community events that enhance clients stay. Provide transportation for clients as needed. Treatment & Admissions Upon inquiry by potential clients, provide necessary information to prospective clients and complete Minimum Information Record and provide to counselor or clinical director for approval. Assist clients with intake process to include warm and compassionate greeting, unpacking belongings, completing/signing necessary paperwork, complete inventory of items to be stored including medications, conduct facility tour and provide overview of daily routines. Explain client expectations & responsibility during their stay. Conducts urinalysis collection with clients as deemed necessary. Provides substance abuse treatment and any other identified services to clients and their families on a residential basis. Monitors and documents progress of clients using the implemented communication tools Accurately monitors medication use via the Medication Administration Record (MAR). Clerical & General · Provide reception (phone and physical) services for facility as needed. · Perform light administrative duties to include, assembling files for future clients, updating communication boards, minutes at staff meetings or group meetings as needed. · Documenting check-in / check-out meetings for clients. · Ensure motion sensors, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers etc are functioning properly in cooperation with facility Maintenance staff. Assist in periodic inspections to ensure proper functioning as per policy. · Periodic inspection and log of vehicle conditions as per policy. Quality/Reporting Prepares and submits reports as deemed necessary. Participates in any quality assurance program and seeks to continuously improve the program within fiscal and departmental parameters. 


Basic UPH Performance Criteria · Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines. · Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance. · Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position. · Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. · Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year. · Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


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