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Healthcare Advocate

Company: Rehmann
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Summit Pointe is the community mental health service program ("CMHSP") for the county of Calhoun (Michigan). As a CMHSP, Summit Pointe provides supports and services to its customers addressing a wide-variety of behavioral, developmental, and mental health challenges, including, for example, psychological and clinical counseling, substance-use-disorder treatment and counseling, crisis intervention, case management, autism services, and many others. Youth services provide therapeutic, peer oriented and supportive services to youth and families in Calhoun County between the ages of 0-21 years. A Health Care Advocate is a member of the youth and family's clinical team who assists a youth in the achievement of goals according to an individualized plan of services. Activities occur in the community and are supervised by licensed professionals responsible for the development and implementation of the individualized plan of service.

Licensing Requirements:

---High School Diploma or GED

---One year of experience in working with youth experiencing a severe emotional disturbance preferred.

Basic Qualifications:

---Qualify for and retain a Summit Pointe driving permit.

---Must be able to work within a team setting.
---Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills.
---Demonstrates strong organizational skills.
---Must support a trauma informed culture of safety to aid customers in their recovery process.

---Maintains record compliance according to agency guidelines and standard as well as funding source regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

---One (1) year of computer experience - Word, Excel and electronic medical record software preferred.

Trauma Informed System of Care:

A trauma-informed approach to service delivery emphasizes physical and emotional safety, choice, empowerment, and trustworthiness for customers. The impact of trauma is broad and touches many life domains. Participation is mandatory for activities required for Summit Pointe to become a "Trauma Informed System of Care."

Physical Environment/Work Conditions:

---Possible exposure to health risks (including violence from customers and infectious diseases).

Keywords: Rehmann, Battle Creek , Healthcare Advocate, Healthcare , Battle Creek, Michigan

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