UnityPoint Health

  • Prevention Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-52096
    Category
    Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Muscatine
    Address
    1605 Cedar St
    Affiliate
    6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
    City
    Muscatine
    Department
    Behav-New Horizons-Preven
    State
    IA
    FTE
    .85
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Varies, mainly days (8 - 4:30) Occasional evening and weekend hours
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    As part of the New Horizons team, provides comprehensive substance abuse prevention services to Muscatine County. Facilitates evidenced based curriculum in schools, provides workplace trainings and technical assistance, serves as a local expert regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and works with community coalitions to promote substance abuse prevention.  Makes competent decisions and serves as a resource for this area.                    

    Responsibilities

    Key Accountability

    ·        Facilitates evidenced based curriculum in the schools, provides substance abuse education and early intervention services, provides workplace trainings and technical assistance, facilitates alternative activities with a prevention focus, provides accurate alcohol, tobacco and drug information at local events, facilitates prevention grant workplan activities

     

    Key Accountability

    ·        Creates and distributes accurate alcohol, tobacco and other drug information via social media, email and other communication methods, promotes substance abuse prevention through participation in community coalitions, maintains and reports accurate information regarding completion of workplan

     

    Key Accountability

    ·        Assists with departmental performance improvement through participation in huddles, submission of opportunity slips and participation Just Do It’s and A3’s.

    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.

    ·        Uses Trinity Muscatine Business Management System to assist staff and patients in calling out opportunities and problem solving.

     

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Minimum Requirements

     

    Preferred or Specialized

     

    Education:

     

     

     

    Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field

     

    Experience:

     

     

     

     

     

     

    License(s)/Certification(s):

     

     

     

     

    Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

     

     

     

    Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with people of diverse backgrounds and educational levels.

    Excellent public speaking skills.

    Ability to handle stress, new ideas and changes objectively without undue resistance or reaction.

    Managing priorities and deadlines, attention to detail

     

    Excellent knowledge of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and addiction

     

    Other:

     

     

     

    Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position including computer and copy machine

     

     

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